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NATURE REVIEWS: The road ahead in genetics and genomics
12 leading researchers recently reflected on the key challenges and opportunities faced by the field of genetics and genomics. One of these researchers was Ambroise Wonkam, Professor of Medical Genetics...
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Join Us for Rare Disease Day 2020
The Division of Human Genetics is supporting Rare Disease Day on Saturday 29 February 2020. As 72% of all rare diseases are genetic, this is a cause that represents all the hard work we do and is thus very dear to our hearts.
Novel blindness gene identified
An international consortium, including researchers from the Division of Human Genetics, has identified a novel gene (IDH3A) implicated in an inherited form of blindness, namely retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
Genetic Counselling programme
The Division of Human Genetics is offering 6-month long semester courses in Medical Genetics and Principles of Genetic Counselling as stand-alone courses.

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Wednesday, 2 December 2020
NATURE REVIEWS: The road ahead in genetics and genomics

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Nature Reviews Genetics, 12 leading researchers, including Ambroise Wonkam (Professor of Medical Genetics & Deputy Dean Research in the Faculty of Health Sciences), were asked to reflect on the key challenges and opportunities faced by the field of genetics and genomics.

Publication Date:
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 14:45
Genetic Awareness: Rare Disease Day 2020

The Division of Human Genetics is supporting Rare Disease Day on Saturday 29 February 2020. As 72% of all rare diseases are genetic, this is a cause that represents all the hard work we do and is thus very dear to our hearts. Find out how you can get involved and show your support!

Publication Date:
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 15:15
Genetic Counselling Course Video

Want to study Genetic Counselling? Then this video is exactly what you need! Created by the Genetic counselling team at UCT

 

Publication Date:
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 15:15
Novel blindness gene identified

The Division of Human Genetics has been researching inherited retinal disorders in southern Africa since 1989. Working very closely with ophthalmologists around the country and the lay support group, Retina South Africa, the Division has recruited over 3,300 participants from 1500 families with inherited retinal diseases. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 16:15

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