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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.

Human rights under threat from the skies

The University of Pretoria’s Prof Christof Heyns is extremely knowledgeable about autonomous weapons systems and has cautioned about the use of drone strikes in a report he made to the UN General Assembly.

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.