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A dynamic, cross-disciplinary funding opportunity aimed at nurturing future leaders in non-communicable disease research within the African continent.


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Latest projects

The role of LEP and LEPR variation in obesity and hypertension

Project title
Exploring the role of genetic variation at the leptin and leptin receptor genes (LEP and LEPR) in obesity and hypertension in a…

Protect Africa and Reach Us study in Soweto

Educational levels in young African women remain at historical lows. This provides a particular challenge when attempting to optimise the…