Unlocking the Potential of Stem Cell Research
The controversy surrounding stem cell research involves the use of human embryonic tissue as the source of the stem cells ultimately leading to death of the embryo. However, not all stem cell research involves the creation, usage and destruction of human embryos. Much success and potential has been demonstrated from research using adult stem cells.
UJ joins major international Biotracer Project- an EU framework 6 programme
What did the farmer feed the chicken you served for dinner last night? What about the cheese in your refrigerator? Do you know where the milk came from to make it or what the cows ate? What did the pigs eat before you ate the pork chop? If there is a recall of a food product, does the manufacturer know where the ingredients came from or where it was sold?
MSF and UJ public debate series launch: PODCAST
Study Provides Health and Environmental Relief for Riverlea
Riverlea, a low-cost housing development west of Johannesburg was constructed in the early 1960’s.
Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have partnered to establish a series of high-level public debates on public health, medical and humanitarian issues which kicked off with a well attended launch event on March 17.
Dr Liz Thomas, Prof Andre Swart, Prof Adam Habib, Zwelinzima Vavi, Rev Paul Verryn, Sharon Ekambaram, Bridget Steffen, Liesbeth Schockaert, Cherise Schaerer, Russel McGregor. Photo: Jan Potgieter/UJ