Dr Richard van Zyl-Smit

27th February 2017

Could this asthma medication get a pro athlete banned?

Being an asthmatic shouldn’t hold you back from being a great sportsman – just look at Michael Phelps and David Beckham. But, as with all treatable […]
26th October 2009

Researcher puts TB screening to the test

New findings by UCT’s Dr Richard van Zyl-Smit could up-end some widely-held tenets of tuberculosis testing. Based at the Lung Infection and Immunity Unit, Van Zyl-Smit, […]
23rd October 2009

Doctor raises questions over TB skin testing

Skin testing for tuberculosis, the current method used in South Africa as well as in the UK and Canada is being questioned by a top UCT […]
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