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H3D Vision & Mission
Vision: To be the leading organisation for integrated drug discovery and development on the African continent Mission: Discover and develop innovative, life saving medicines For African patients Through excellence in interdisciplinary,...
H3D Facilities
Facilities H3D has state of the art laboratory equipment and access to modern instrumentation housed in the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM) at UCT...
R&D Environment
UCT offers a truly integrated environment for translational research in communicable and non communicable diseases afflicting people in Africa. It has both the infrastructure as well as numerous groups working on pre-clinical and clinical research...
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Saturday, 16 December 2017
19th RSC/ SCI MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY SYMPOSIUM

MedChemNet and Infectious Diseases Hub were absolutely delighted to attend the first two days of the recent 19th RSC / SCI Medicinal Chemistry Symposium – Europe’s premier biennial Medicinal Chemistry event – focusing on first disclosures of significant new therapeutic agents across all disease areas and new strategies in medicinal chemistry.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 18:00
FIGHTING MALARIA IN THE LAB

Kelly Chibale, Professor of Organic Chemistry at Cape Town University in South Africa, talks about his drug discovery work and coming up with compounds that might have an impact on malaria control and elimination

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Publication Date:
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 18:00
FIVE QUESTIONS WITH PROF. KELLY CHIBALE

This week, we were fortunate to catch up with Professor Kelly Chibale, Principal Investigator at the University of Cape Town, founder of Africa’s first drug discovery and development centre, H3D, and one of the speakers at our #ScienceAfrica UnConference this year. Professor Chibale spoke eloquently about his efforts to create novel medicines to combat the major diseases in Africa as well as his concerted advocacy for greater investment in hard scientific infrastructure.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 18:00
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COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE IN MALARIA ELIMINATION HOSTED AT UP

The University of Pretoria (UP) will host its first Community of Practice (CoP) focusing specifically on Malaria Elimination in the UP Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP ISMC). This NRF initiative endeavours to provide ‘vehicles to enable the implementation of integrated trans-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary solutions to address societal challenges and to ultimately bring change to the lives of South Africans.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 18:00

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