Posts Tagged ‘Drug’

Where was Peer Review?

Posted on: June 5th, 2020 by admin

The origins of peer review can be traced back over 350 years to the launch of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal […]

Leadership Matters

Posted on: April 10th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Twenty years ago, when the AIDS pandemic was ravaging South Africa, the country’s president, Thabo Mbeki, criticised the scientific consensus that the […]

Scientific Breakthroughs in 2019

Posted on: December 27th, 2019 by admin

Each year at this time, the magazine Science chooses a major breakthrough, together with nine runners-up. The 2019 Breakthrough of […]

Amazon: The Ultimate Disruptor

Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

When Jeff Bezos (seen right, © Bloomberg) established an online bookstore 25 years ago, nobody could have imagined the way the company […]

Health Tech Hub of Africa

Posted on: June 28th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Among the strategic projects of Wesgro – a local trade and investment agency – are included Air Access, to develop […]

Diet Linked to Drug-Resistant Breast Cancer

Posted on: May 10th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Approximately 70% of all breast cancers are oestrogen-receptor positive (ER+), which means they rely on the hormone oestrogen to grow. As a result, oestrogen-blocking […]

FDA Hit by Government Shutdown

Posted on: January 4th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Just north of downtown Washington, DC, in suburban Maryland, lies the sprawling campus of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), […]

Cape Health Business Week

Posted on: November 16th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Wesgro is the official agency that promotes tourism, trade and investment for Cape Town and the Western Cape. Among its strategic […]

Releasing the Brakes on the Immune System

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Last week the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to James […]

Cancer in the Crosshairs

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Research Contracts & Innovation (RCI) is the department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) that’s responsible for signing research […]