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UFS Research Impacts Food Security Across Borders 1 June 2022

By: University of the Free State BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

Africa, North America, and now also Europe. With research in plant breeding, Prof Maryke Labuschagne is working on at least three continents to make an impact, contributing to food security in Africa under changing climate conditions that are causing increasing


Theranostics in the Fight Against Cancer 4 May 2022

By: University of the Free State BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020, or nearly one in six. The most common cancers are breast, lung, colon, rectum, and prostate cancers.


FARMOVS, UFS international research collaboration investigates new possible treatment for patients with life-threatening bleeding disorder 14 March 2022

By: University of the Free State BUSINESS DAY FOCUS 4.0

South African clinical research organisation (CRO) FARMOVS, the Adult Bleeding Disorder Clinic at Universitas Academic Hospital, and experts from the University of the Free State (UFS) recently conducted a ground-breaking Phase 1 clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of a new application of an existing drug in patients with haemophilia A.