School of Laboratory Medicine & Medical Sciences

Research Reveals Potential of Pre-Diabetes and COVID-19 Being a Deadly Combination

Pre-diabetes should be treated as a comorbidity for COVID-19 and all patients infected with the virus need to be screened for the diabetes condition to reduce deaths and provide optimal clinical care. This is according to a paper written by researchers from UKZN’s School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences...
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School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences Holds Successful Research Symposium

In the face of the huge challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a total of 26 projects were presented at the annual research symposium of the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences. With the words of Nelson Mandela - ‘It always seems impossible until it’s done’ - very relevant...
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Welcome to the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences

The School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences (SLMMS) 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.

The School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences is made up of the following  Disciplines:

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Important Documents

Registration Information Booklet 2020
Postgraduate Prospectus
Student guidline to financial transactions
Undergraduate Information brochure
Template for cover letter submission
Application for postgrad submission