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Chemical Attraction
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 - 17:00

"Prof Kelly Chibale talks about the bonds he has formed through his illustrious career which began in an impoverished Zambian township."

Prof Chibale was featured in this weeks Noseweek Issue #241, 1st November 2019   By Sue Segar

Read the full story here 

Medicines for Africans by Africans
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 14:00

Africa accounts for 15% of the global population and 25% of the global disease burden, yet the discovery and development of medicines that end up in Africa has historically only happened in the global north. It is time for the situation to change, says Professor Kelly Chibale, director and founder of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Drug Discovery and Development Centre, H3D.

Unlocking Africa's Health Innovation Potential
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 14:00

With African-led innovation in drug discovery lower than other continents, the government has a responsibility to address the barriers that stand in the way of creating an innovation-friendly environment.
 

UCT Shares Expertise to Boost Search for New Drugs
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 - 14:00

Eight innovators from seven African countries have been announced as the inaugural awardees of the Grand Challenges (GC) Africa drug discovery programme. They will be involved in research that will advance the discovery of new drugs to prevent, treat and cure diseases endemic to Africa.

Financial Times: African Scientists Seek Slice of Global Pharmaceutical Industry
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 14:00

A feature on Professor Kelly Chibale and H3D has been published in the  UK-based Financial Times, one of the world's leading news organisations. The article can be found here: https://www.ft.com/content/c3e47c32-c8c2-11e9-af46-b09e8bfe60c0

H3D 2020 Symposium
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:00
Celebrating a Decade in Infectious Diseases Drug Discovery in Africa

https://www.h3dsymposium.co.za/

 

Multimillion rand boost for Africa medicines research
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:00
University of Cape Town (UCT) alumnus and former chairman and chief executive of Coca-Cola Neville Isdell has donated $1 242 160 (about R18 million) towards research into the discovery of new medicines for infectious diseases at the university’s Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D).

The generous donation will be used to establish an initial five-year Neville Isdell Chair in African-centric Drug Discovery and Development at H3D. H3D’s director and founder Professor Kelly Chibale will hold the Chair, which includes the directorship of H3D.

 

Strengthening Capacity for Drug Discovery Research in Africa
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:00
Course gives comprehensive overview of the drug discovery process with special focus on international and inter-disciplinary collaboration.

In April 2019 Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences (ACSC) held a one-week course in South Africa entitled ‘Practical Aspects of Drug Discovery: At the Interface of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacology’.

 

Drug Discovery in Africa
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:00

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Kelly Chibale in the Financial Times
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 14:00

The US Financial Times recently featured Kelly Chibale as an Innovator in Drug Discovery in Africa

 

KELLY CHIBALE: LEADING THE WAY IN AFRICAN DRUG DISCOVERY
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 14:00

KELLY CHIBALE: LEADING THE WAY IN AFRICAN DRUG DISCOVERY

The rag in Kelly Chibale’s rags-to-riches story is the lit one he used to put into a paraffin-filled tub so that he could study at night. Brought up amid violence and squalor in the Zambian copper belt settlement of Kabulanda — whose name, he says, literally denotes “sadness” — Mr Chibale has fashioned a successful career from a tough start.

GOLD MEDALLIST CHIBALE WARNS OF AFRICAN 'BRAIN DRAIN'
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 14:00

UCT’S H3D DIRECTOR, KELLY CHIBALE, WINS SACI GOLD MEDAL AWARD AND IS HONOURED BY ASTMH; WARNS ABOUT THE BRAIN DRAIN OF AFRICAN SCIENTISTS

Professor Kelly Chibale, founder and director of the Drug Discovery and Development Centre, H3D, at the University of Cape Town (UCT), has been awarded the prestigious Gold Medal for 2018 by the South African Chemical Institute (SACI) and honoured by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) with the 2018 Commemorative Fund Lecture.  

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