University of Cape Town

A Disintegrin and Metalloproteinase (ADAM10) is a cell-surface-expressed metalloproteinase. It is a type of protein enzyme with a catalytic mechanism involving a metal. Playing a role in various...

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Non-toxic biodegradable wound dressing that releases drugs in response to inflammation and mimics skin cells. This accelerates the healing process and results in minimal scar formation, allowing...

Innovus

Concussion Management System is an application framework that allows for easily accessible baseline testing and access to a player's concussion history from anywhere in the world.  The proposed device...

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Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the most frequent neurodegenerative disease of motor activity, with more than 10 million people worldwide suffering from the disease. One of the major causes of PD is a...

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Atherosclerosis is a chronic, progressive disease which involves the blockage of the arteries, and is the major form of cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is often comorbid with obesity, insulin...

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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) is a particularly aggressive cancer which mostly affects women of colour who are younger than 50 years of age. It is named for the fact that it tests negative for...

North-West University

The North-West University has developed a universal, remote and digital interpretation system for PCR results that allows for point of care diagnosis. A difficulty in times of pandemic, for example...

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

This invention relates to a method of diagnosing tuberculosis by making use of electrical impedance spectroscopy. It relates in particular, to a method of diagnosing tuberculosis by using a novel...

University of Johannesburg

This invention pertains to a method for chemically synthesising novel classes of silver complexes that target specific forms of cancer with demonstrable anticancer activity in cell culture (in vitro)...

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Diagnosis of a disease typically includes testing of patient samples on an appropriate diagnostic platform, and it is necessary to perform proficiency testing of these platforms regularly, so as to...

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Treating relatively fine bone fractures is challenging, as mechanisms to promote and correct bone growth used in large fractures are not suitable. Wits researchers have developed an injectable...

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Wits researchers have developed a compound for the treatment of age-related diseases, such as cancer and cellular ageing. The compound occurs naturally in the body, and reduces the effects of...