Welcome to the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences
It is with great pleasure and excitement that I welcome you to the School Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences. I am sure that the website will allow us to proudly share our excellence in teaching, research and community endeavors with the outside world.
This School, combines the disciplines associated with Pathology and Laboratory Medicine with the basic Medical Sciences of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry, which underpin the clinical curricula. In the context of patient care and clinical decision making, the involvement of the disciplines of Laboratory Medicine are required in more than 80% of clinical decision making at all levels from outpatient care for ambulant patients to inpatient care for the critically ill patient.
Prof Musa Mabandla
Dean & Head of School
The School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences is made up of the following disciplines:
|Anatomical Pathology||Chemical Pathology||Biomedical Resource Unit|
|Clinical Anatomy||Forensic Pathology||Medical Biochemistry|
|HIV Pathogenesis Programme||Physiology||Medical Microbiology|
|Optics & Imaging||Virology|