Transport Distraction Osteogenesis (TDO) is a specialist method of bone reconstruction. Bone growth is facilitated to fill a space when a small segment of bone is gradually advanced across the space using a device known as a distractor. Bone regeneration is stimulated via stem cell differentiation...

Platinum chemotherapeutics are used especially in patients with highly metastatic triple-negative breast cancers (TNBC). The chemotherapy is non-selective and toxic causing negative side effects that have been well documented. TNBC also readily acquires resistance to platinum-based therapies...

There are approximately 1 million upper limb amputees across South Africa, with an estimate of another 5 million in the rest of Africa.  Amputees find available prostheses too expensive, uncomfortable and/or having limited functionality. This results in many amputees discarding their prostheses...