Bongani Mayosi 20th Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases 2017

Bongani Mayosi

Bongani Mawethu Mayosi is a South African cardiology professor who was awarded his county's highest honor, the Order of Mapungubwe (Silver) in 2009. He is the head of the Medicine Department at the University of Cape Town, who is currently appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine from September 1, 2016. His father was a medical doctor and so is his wife; his research interests include Rheumatic fever, Tuberculous pericarditis and Cardiomyopathy. Prof. Mayosi's research has focused on heart disease in developing countries, and he recently led the first large-scale, multinational study of rheumatic heart disease in the world. He is a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa and a former President of the College of Physicians of South Africa

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