South Africa's scientists honoured as global lifesavers

Chris Bateman


Last October, a rejuvenated, financially healthier and better-led Medical Research Council (MRC) gave lifetime achievement awards to two local scientists whose applied research has saved tens of thousands of lives in South Africa (SA) and multiples more in other countries, winning international recognition. 

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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South African Medical Research Council; lifetime achievement awards; NICD; UCT Lung Institute

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South African Medical Journal 2013;103(12):890-892. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.7718

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Date submitted: 2013-11-11
Date published: 2013-11-12

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