UCT and CPGR join forces with international Pharmacogenomics initiative focussing on African diseases

Reinhard Hiller, Raj Ramesar


Cape Town, South Africa, 17 June 2011 - The Division of Human Genetics at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and the Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research (CPGR), Cape Town, South Africa, proudly announce that they will be joining the ‘Pharmacogenomics for Every Nation Initiative’ (PGENI). Jointly, the two parties will form a South African PGENI Centre of Competence for conducting translational research relevant to the local burden of disease and the most appropriate drugs for treating diseases in African populations.


African diseases; SNPs; pharmacogenomics

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14806/ej.17.2.240


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