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. 



  • Each person accessing CUBIC (research assistant, participant and escort, if applicable) MUST complete an online self-screening risk assessment questionnaire BEFORE arrival at CUBIC.

  • The pre-screening risk assessment questionnaire can be found at: http://healthcheck.higherhealth.ac.za/

  • Access to CUBIC will be determined by the outcome of the risk assessment, as detailed in the following document here.


Wednesday, 8 December 2021
Congratulations to Prof Ernesta Meintjes for election to ASSAf

This election as ASSAf member is a prestigious acknowledgment of Prof Meintjes' indisputable achievements in the pursuit and advancement of magnetic resonance imaging science and its applications.

Publication Date:
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 13:00
SA Heart Congress South Africa from 31 October to 3 November 2019

In this historic meeting, the SA-CMR scientific sessions will run in parallel with those of SA Heart, the Pan African Society of Cardiology, Africa PCR and the African Heart Network, in what promises to be an exciting festival of science and networking.

Publication Date:
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 - 20:00
New Faces at CUBIC

Dr Tessa Kotze has been appointed as the Director of the PET-CT Suite starting Tuesday, 1 October 2019. Dr Kotze previously headed the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital. She will be joined by Senior Radiographer, Ms Shereen Bejai, who has a vast experience in the field of Nuclear Imaging and Ms Zintle Mdiza, Nuclear Medicine Radiographer.


Publication Date:
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 17:30
New addition PET-CT installation has commenced

The PET-CT project is one significant step closer to completion. Sunday, 15th September 2019 marked the commencement of the installation of the PET-CT Siemens Biograph mCT 64 flow. The scheduled completion of this ambitious project has been set for Friday, 25th October 2019.


Publication Date:
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 17:15