Alzheimer’s disease – Old friends and new promises

Prof Vanessa Steenkamp and the Phytomedicine Unit in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Pretoria (UP), are involved in research to obtain safer and more efficacious treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.

Satellites to aid in the fight against malaria

Research activities between the UP CSMC and French partners will focus on the expansion of predictive malaria-risk maps to investigate the impacts of climate variability and changes on the occurrence and intensity of malaria epidemics.

A contemporary approach to adolescent and child mental healthcare

The Parent-Child Programme focusses on exploring caregiver–child relationships, behavioural techniques and working with children and adolescents with special needs related to mental health.