Participating Institutions

NTeMBI has brought together institutions to address all aspects of the value chain (basic research, radiochemistry and radiopharmacy, pre-clinical and clinical work and commercialization aspects, where applicable) for each of the projects listed below. Consortium Agreements are currently being finalized.

 

Project title

Institution

Department

Development and assessment of metal containing drugs for cancer treatment using radiolabelling

 

 

 

Mintek

AuTEK Biomed

Necsa

Radiochemistry

PET Labs

 

University of Cape Town

Chemistry

University of the Free State

Chemistry; Animal Research Centre; Medical Physics

University of KwaZulu Natal

Chemistry

Imaging and therapy for cancer and other diseases using radioisotopes of rhenium and technetium compounds linked to biologically active molecules

 

Engelbrecht Incorporated

 

 

Necsa

Radiochemistry

 

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Chemistry

 

PET Labs

 

University of the Free State

Chemistry; Animal Research Centre; Medical Physics, Nuclear Medicine

Imaging as a tool in the development of drug delivery systems and new drugs –especially for tuberculosis

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

 

Medical Research Council (MRC)

Tuberculosis (TB) Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit

Necsa

Radiochemistry

North West University (NWU)

Pharmaceutics

University of Pretoria (UP)

Nuclear Medicine

University of Limpopo (UL)

Nuclear Medicine

University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)

Nuclear Medicine

 

Imaging as a tool in developing new diagnostics and drugs for infection – especially for tuberculosis

iThemba LABS

 

 

Necsa

Radiochemistry

 

PET Labs

 

 

University of KwaZulu Natal

Chemistry

 

Medical Research Council (MRC)

Clinical And Biomedical Tuberculosis Research Unit;

TB Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit

 

University of Pretoria (UP)

Nuclear Medicine;

Biomedical Research Centre (UPBRC)

 

University of Stellenbosch (US)

Nuclear Medicine, Molecular Biology and Human Genetics

 

Imaging brain receptors using radiolabelled compounds

iThemba LABS

 

Medical Research Council

Primate Unit

Necsa

Radiochemistry

North West University (NWU)

Pharmacology

PET Labs

 

University of Cape Town (UCT)

Psychiatry, Physics

University of Stellenbosch (US)

Cape Universities Brain Imaging Centre (CUBIC); Nuclear Medicine

The use of radiolabelled receptor site targeting compounds for early detection and therapy of cancer

 

iThemba LABS

 

Necsa

Radiochemistry

University of Cape Town (UCT)

Medical Biochemistry

University of Stellenbosch (US)

Nuclear Medicine







 

Assessment of natural products for disease prevention and therapy using labelling

iThemba LABS

 

Necsa

Radiochemistry

University of Cape Town

Chemistry; Medical Biochemistry

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)

 

University of Pretoria

Phytomedicine Programme

Medical Research Council

 

Imaging biomarkers using radiolabels

BioSequences

 

Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research

 

Necsa

Radiochemistry

North West University (NWU)

Metabolomics

University of Pretoria (UP)

Nuclear Medicine

Assessing the Sterile Insect Technique for Malaria Mosquitoes in a South African Setting

 

iThemba LABS

 

National Institute for Communicable Diseases/NHLS

Vector Control Reference Unit

Necsa

Research and Development

Medical Research Council (MRC)

Malaria Unit

South African Malaria Initiative (SAMI)

 

Radiosensitivity in breast cancer

iThemba LABS

 

University of the Witwatersrand

Medical Physics

 

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