UCT Researcher awarded AXA Research Chair

2 Jun 2021 - 12:15

Lara Dugas, an Honorary Professor in Human Biology at the University of Cape Town, has been awarded a prestigious AXA Research Chair, titled The AXA Research Chair in Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Epidemiology. The Chair is only the second awarded to a researcher in Africa (the first also resides at UCT) and will allow Dugas to continue her ongoing research into how the lived environment impacts long-term NCD outcomes in African populations.

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