Staff member and student impress at pharmaceutical conference

North-West University (NWU) academic Prof Lesetja Legoabe and student Monique Labuschagne had an impressive showing at the 42nd Academy of Pharmaceutical Science of South Africa (APSSA) Conference.

Prof Legoabe from the Centre of Excellence for Pharmaceutical Sciences received the best publication award for his work titled "Investigation of Quinolone‐Tethered Aminoguanidine as Novel Antibacterial Agents".

Monique, who is affiliated with the NWU’s Preclinical Drug Development Platform, received the best poster award in recognition for her research.

The title of the poster was "The Method Development and Validation of a Novel Antimalarial".

The APSSA conference brought together leading pharmaceutical scientists, researchers, and students from across the nation. It provided a platform for the exchange of knowledge and the presentation of ground-breaking research in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.

The presentations and discussions during this event highlighted the dedication of South African researchers to pushing the boundaries of pharmaceutical knowledge and finding solutions to critical healthcare issues.


Prof Lesetja Legoabe

Submitted on Tue, 09/19/2023 - 14:57