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Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Cancer Science

The African Cancer Institute at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,Stellenbosch University, South Africa, invit [ ... ]

Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Awards 2019

An Award that serves to reward excellence and exceptional scholarship in all its forms and which carries a monetary valu [ ... ]

anna cousinsDr Anna Coussens is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Cape Town. She received her PhD from Queensland University of Technology, Australia, in developmental molecular biology. After her PhD she volunteered in Uganda with a Medical Students’ organisation, running health surveys in remote communities. She moved to London where she contributed hugely to a programme of work on vitamin D regulation of the immune response to tuberculosis. Now in Cape Town, she is defining how seasonal UVB patterns affect vitamin D levels in healthy young adults and how this impacts their immune response to HIV-1 infection.