Professional of the Year and AfricaBio President’s Excellence Award

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry NPC has awarded Professor Ncoza Dlova, Dean and Head of the School of Clinical Medicine with the ‘Professional of the Year’ award in recognition of her global collaborative work with a number of scientists that identified a new gene that is a major cause of permanent hair loss amongst women of African descent.

She is also the recipient of the AfricaBio Preseident’s Excellence award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Science (Biotechnology).