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ADDRESSING PRIORITY HEALTH ISSUES THROUGH EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND SERVICE

Six units committed to ...

education, research and service

The UCT Lung Institute


The Institute is located on the campus of the Faculty of Health Sciences. It provides clinical services and conducts research in the fields of respiratory medicine, tuberculosis, allergy, occupational medicine and dermatology. Special emphases in research are epidemiology, allergy diagnostics, lung physiology, clinical pharmacology, evaluation of novel treatments and community-based interventions for improving disease management and improving health. In association with various departments of the University, it provides training for students in the health professions and collaborates broadly with training and research institutions elsewhere in South Africa and abroad. The public is served by educational and health promotional activities, and by several unique clinical and community services.


The Real Pollen Count

Our six units of excellence

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Allergy & Immunology
Unit


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Centre for Child & Adolescent
Lung Health


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Centre for TB Research
Innovation


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Knowledge Translation
Unit


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Lung Clinical Research
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Latest news

20th Nov 2019

UCT prof leads ground-breaking pollen monitoring campaign

13th Nov 2019

2019 UCT Research Annual Celebration – Research and Innovation Highlights of 2018-2019

For the latest research news, please visit our research and innovation news site or read our research magazine Umthombo. Download the PDF version
8th Nov 2019

SAMRC to honour distinguished scientists at a 50th Gala Event

SAMRC 50th GALA Event – 07 November 2019 – CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria Cape Town | The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) will tonight honour […]
22nd Oct 2019

Hay fever and asthma hell as Cape Town pollen count hits new peak levels

CAPE TALK 567AM – 22 October 2019 12:37 PM by Qama Qukula Guest: Keertan Dheda | Professor People who suffer from hay fever allergies and asthma […]
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