Letten Foundation Research Centre takes pride in celebrating yet another Phd graduate in the Letten Family. Danai Tavonga Zhou successfully defended her PhD in Oslo, Norway on 15 September 2017. Danai Tavonga Zhou becomes the ninth student to graduate with a PhD under Letten Funding in Zimbabwe.
Letten Foundation Research Centre would like to congratulate Rutendo Gutsire for attaining her PhD at Witwatersrand University in South Africa. The graduation ceremony was held on 5 July 2017. Rutendo becomes the eighth student to graduate with a Phd under Letten funding
Letten Foundation Research Centre successfully hosted a Mullen training in conjunction with the birth cohort group from the University of Zimbabwe. The training was held from 6 June 2016 to 10 June 2016 at the Letten House. The training was facilitated by two trainers from Uganda.
Congratulations to Dr Patience Kuona who successfully defended her PhD at the University of Oslo in Norway. The event was held on 18 December 2015. Patience becomes the 7th student to attain her PhD under Letten Foundation funding.
The Letten Board Chairperson, Ernst Alsaker visited Letten Foundation Research Centre, Zimbabwe from 3 April to 6 April 2016. His visit follows after the passing away of founder and sponsor of Letten Foundation, Professor Letten Saugstad. A number of events were held to welcome him including our monthly Scientific meeting where he got first hand […]
Gwendolene Kandawasvika after the defence in Norway Letten Foundation Research Centre congratulate Gwendolene Kandawasvika for successfully defending her Phd at the University of Oslo in Norway on 18 June 2015. Gwendolene becomes the 6th PhD student to graduate under Letten Foundation funding in Zimbabwe.
It is with sadness that Letten Foundation Research Centre announces the death of its sponsor and mentor, Professor Letten Saugstad on 11 November 2014. Professor Saugstad was 89. Professor Saugstad was the main sponsor of Letten Foundation Research Centre Zimbabwe which to date boasts of 5 PhD graduates and 12 Masters Graduates,9 PhD students still […]
Our March 2014 Scientific meeting will be held on 28 March 2014 at 1pm at Letten House. The presenter for this meeting is Danai Zhou, who will be presenting on: ‘Pharmacogenetics of HIV therapy’.
Letten House Zimbabwe now has a landline. You can call 04307424 to get in touch with the Letten offices.
The mid evaluation for Patience Kuona was well attended with 3 Professors, 4 Doctors, Scientific students and Letten Foundation Research Centre students. Patience Kuona thesis title is entitled ‘ The burden of malnutrion from birth in 7-9 year old children born to mothers recruited from a PMTCT program in Zimbabwe’. The evaluator was Dr Nicholas […]