University Of Cape Town Lung Institute

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University Of Cape Town Lung Institute

University Of Cape Town Lung Institute

The Institute is located on the campus of the Faculty of Health Sciences. It provides clinical services and conducts research in the fields of respiratory medicine, tuberculosis, allergy, occupational medicine, and dermatology. Special emphases in research are epidemiology, allergy diagnostics, lung physiology, clinical pharmacology, evaluation of novel treatments, and community-based interventions for improving disease management and improving health. In association with various departments of the University, it provides training for students in the health professions and collaborates broadly with training and research institutions elsewhere in South Africa and abroad. The public is served by educational and health promotional activities, and by several unique clinical and community services.

UCT Lung Institute

The UCT Lung Institute is allied to, and an extension of the Division which houses five major research units led by consultants, all of whom are substantial or honorary consultants with the Division. The UCT Lung Institute also houses the headquarters of the South African Thoracic Society.

UCT Lung Institute clinic

The UCT Lung Clinical Research Unit (LCRU) functioned as the core research unit of the Lung Institute when it was created in 2000. Work began in the unit that gave rise to the development of the Knowledge Translation Unit and the Centre for TB Research Innovation. All three units are run independently within the Institute but have very close working and collaborative relationships.

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Central Reception

Tel: +27 (0)21 406 6850 / 406 6877
Fax: +27 (0)21 406 6851
e-mail: Manager, Cheryl Nel
Tel: +27 21 406 6862
Accountant, Tracy de Marillac
Tel: +27 21 404 7775
Human Resource Manager, Sameera Gamiet
Tel: +27 21 406 6882
Physical Address:
George Street
Cape Town
South AfricaPostal Address:
PO Box 34560
Groote Schuur
South Africa



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