n South African Medical Journal - Cytogenetics at the University of Cape Town : a 45-year journey : how human genetics came to SA

Supplement 1
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



This article is a brief record of the cytogenetics laboratory from its birth in 1971, under the auspices of the University of Cape Town, throughout its development within the Department of Human Genetics, under the leadership of Professor Peter Beighton, to its present position at Groote Schuur Hospital, as a multidisciplinary unit run by the National Health Laboratory Service.

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