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Professor Nicolas Novitzky, FCP(SA), PhDProf. Novitzky

Department of Haematology

University of Cape Town, South Africa

 

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Diploma in Medicine, La Plata University, Buenos Aires, Argentina (December 1974).
  • Residency in Internal Medicine (3 year course).  Teodoro Alvarez Teaching Hospital belonging to the University of Buenos Aires (May 1975 – April 1978).
  • Postgraduate Fellowship in Clinical Haematology, Haematology Section, Hospital Clinico, Catholic University, Santiago, Chile (August 1978 – November 1978).
  • Postgraduate Fellowship in Clinical and Laboratory Haematology, Groote Schuur Hospital/University of Cape Town, South Africa (January 1979 – January 1982).
  • Registrar in Internal Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital/University of Cape Town, South Africa (February 1982 – July 1983).
  • Fellow of the College of Physicians of South Africa FCP(SA) (College of Medicine) – May 1984.
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certificate (ECFMG).  Visa Qualifying Examination (VQE), United States of America – January 1989.
  • Certification (Sub-specialty) in Clinical Haematology (College of Medicine) – 1998.
  • Specialist in Internal Medicine (Master in Medicine – MMed) - May 1993.
  • Philosophy Doctor in Medicine (PhD), University of Cape Town, South Africa - June 1994.


RESEARCH OUTPUTS:

 

Professor Novitzky has contributed to chapters in books and 89 research publications in local and international peer-reviewed and educational journals.  He has been a Principle Investigator for over 25 clinical trials relating to Chronic Myelogenous Leukaemia (CML), Multiple Myeloma (MM), Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, etc.

 

His main areas of interest include haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, immune reconstitution following immune depleting therapies, stem cell biology and clonal malignant disorders.