CUBIC is a joint initiative between the University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch University, Medical Research Council of South Africa and Siemens.

In 2017, research performed at CUBIC involved collaboration with over 80 institutions worldwide,and resulted in more than 60 publications in international and South African journals. In addition, as part of CUBIC's commitment to advancing public health, at least two Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) patients are scanned daily at no cost. 


Tuesday, 14 July 2020
CUBIC Segway-Tour Team Building

While the CUBIC MRI needed some maintenance, the combined CUBIC team used the down-time time to strengthen the team spirit. The afternoon started with a Segway-Tour through the beautiful Spier Estate vineyards. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 15:00
CUBIC hosted its 4th Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) Imaging Workshop

CUBIC hosted its 4th Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance  (CMR) Imaging workshop on 15 – 17 November 2019.  Twenty-one delegates, which included radiologists, cardiologists and radiographers  attended this event which offered a series of lectures focusing on  CMR physics, anatomy, cardiomyopathies and congenital heart diseases.  

Publication Date:
Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 11:30
PET-CT scanner heralds new era in TB research

The Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre (CUBIC) launched its Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) Core Research Facility on Wednesday, 13 November, bolstering capacity in cutting-edge research on tuberculosis (TB), oncology, neurocognitive disorders, cardiovascular and other diseases.

Publication Date:
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 15:15
Researchers awarded NIH R01 grant to conduct study on HIV-infected children

Congratulations to Professor Ernesta Meintjes (University of Cape Town), Andre van der Kouwe (Massachusetts General Hospital) and Dr Barbara Laughton (Stellenbosch University), who were awarded an R01 grant for their research project on HIV-infected children.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 12:30