Doctor of Hearts – The Biography of Bongani Mayosi

The book, Doctor of Hearts, celebrates the life of an accomplished South African whose work was recognised with several awards, including the highest honour in South Africa, the order of Mapungubwe for his contribution to Science. An NRF-A rated scientist who discovered the gene mutation that causes a type of heart muscle disease.

The book covers different chapters of his life from birth to death at the age of 51. An African Legend who believed in conquering the academic Everest, one basecamp after the other, lifting others as he rose, with his eye on the eradication of diseases of poverty from the African continent in our lifetime. His story is told by different people whose lives he touched, from his mother, siblings, wife, to globally respected scientists, starting with a foreword by Professor Salim Abdool Karim, who is well known for the role he played during COVID-19.

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Nelson Mandela University – Faculty of Health Sciences