High-depth African genomes inform human migration and health – latest paper published in Nature!

2020-11-17T06:47:07+00:00

Abstract The African continent is regarded as the cradle of modern humans and African genomes contain more genetic variation than those from any other continent, yet only a fraction of the genetic diversity among African individuals has been surveyed1. Here we performed whole-genome sequencing analyses of 426 individuals—comprising 50 ethnolinguistic groups, including previously unsampled populations—to

High-depth African genomes inform human migration and health – latest paper published in Nature!2020-11-17T06:47:07+00:00

PALOP IV Cancer Conference – 29-31 July 2020

2020-08-05T12:39:03+00:00

"Training to Better Care" The Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa include Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Principe, which form an interstate organization known as PALOP. These PALOP countries, gathered at the 9th AORTIC International Conference in Durban, South Africa, and decided to work together. From this moment, the PALOP Oncology Group was created.

PALOP IV Cancer Conference – 29-31 July 20202020-08-05T12:39:03+00:00

IPOS 2020 Award Winner – Dr Chioma Asuzu, AORTIC Vice-President, West Africa!

2020-05-13T12:44:09+00:00

Dr Chioma Asuzu received the IPOS 2020, Jimmie Holland Memorial Award.  This award honours an IPOS or psycho-oncology community member recognized for making a unique contribution considered to be a highly creative or pioneering innovation or activity that advances the field of Psycho-Oncology. The award is unique in its recognition as Jimmie Holland as a

IPOS 2020 Award Winner – Dr Chioma Asuzu, AORTIC Vice-President, West Africa!2020-05-13T12:44:09+00:00

In Memoriam – Prof Raphael Kalengayi Mbowa

2020-05-08T17:07:02+00:00

Prof Raphael Kalengayi Mbowa AORTIC is saddened to learn of the passing of Prof Raphaël Kalengayi Mbowa (RMK) on April 19th 2020 in Belgium. Prof Kalengayi was born on October 22, 1940 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prof Kalengayi was President of AORTIC from 1989-1991. He was an accomplished Pathologist. He was Head of

In Memoriam – Prof Raphael Kalengayi Mbowa2020-05-08T17:07:02+00:00
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