Research is an integral part/activity of the Department. This includes local research, research towards higher degrees e.g. MMed., research with collaborative groups and
clinical drug trials through the Wits Health Consortium Trial centre/site.
Professor Patel, Dr Philip and Dr Lakha are currently supervising in excess of 12 Master’s projects. Members of the unit are involved in regular academic presentations
within and outside the department of medicine. The unit continues to publish their research in local and international journals and present their research findings at local and