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European Society of Cardiology meeting in Vienna

European Society of Cardiology meeting in Vienna

Posted on: 30 September 2007

At the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Vienna, in September 2007, the SOCRU team had seven abstracts accepted!


Dr Craig Hansen visits from Australia

Dr Craig Hansen visits from Australia

Posted on: 31 August 2007

The South African team welcomed fellow Heart of Soweto researcher Dr Craig Hansen from the University of Queensland when he visited earlier this year.


SA Heart Association meets in Cape Town

SA Heart Association meets in Cape Town

Posted on: 2 November 2006

A number of Socru research team members attended the South African Heart Association Congress 2006, which was held in Cape Town from 29 October to 1 November 2006. Dr Abbasi, Dr Becker and Dr Forster presented posters at the congress.


World Congress hears from Socru

World Congress hears from Socru

Posted on: 15 September 2006

Sept 2006 – Socru Director Prof Karen Sliwa, and researcher Dr Olaf Forster presented four posters and a talk at the World Congress of Cardiology in Barcelona in early September.


Heart of Soweto study launches

Heart of Soweto study launches

Posted on: 9 September 2006

The Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit (Socru) officially launched the Heart of Soweto/Unite for Health Initiative, at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto on September 8 2006.