Join us for a Genetics Awareness Day on Rare Disease Day (28 February) 8am -12pm , on Hospital Street, Groote Schuur Hospital.
Purchase a ribbon for R10 and wear your Jeans 4 genes.
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.
The Division of Human Genetics is offering 6-month long semester courses in Medical Genetics and Principles of Genetic Counselling as stand-alone courses.
US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) have announced funding for the Sickle Africa Data Coordinating Center (SADaCC)