Medical Physiology
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Division of Medical Physiology

​Technical- and Support Staff

  • Dr Amanda Genis

Senior Research Assistant

Tel: +27 21 938 9252
Fax: +27 21 938 9476

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Qualifications: BSc Psychology – UNISA; HSc Psychology – UNISA; MSc Medical Physiology – US; PhD Medical Physiology - US
Research Group: Endothelial Research Group
Research Focus: Cardiovascular effects of first line ARTs in lean vs obese rat models (in vivo, ex vivo and in vitro approaches)

Current Postgraduate Students
MSc:  Clara Marincowitz

  • Dr Suzél Hattingh

Technical Assistant

Tel: +27 21 938 9386

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Qualifications: BSc Biochemistry, Microbiology, Chemistry; BScHons Biochemistry; MSc Medical Biochemistry; PhD Medical Physiology

Research Group: Cardiovascular Research Group. Proteomics Unit.
Project: Ischaemic preconditioning: An investigation of the patterns of kinase activation and protein expression profiles during reperfusion in the rat heart. ​

  • Dr Ingrid Webster

Research Career Advancement Awardee

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PhD Medical Physiology

Research Group: Cardiovascular Research Group
Research Focus: EndoAfrica Project

Current Postgraduate Students

Ingrid joined the Division of Medical Physiology (Tygerberg) in 2001 as a technical research assistant, after completion of her honours degree in Physiology at the University of Stellenbosch, main campus. Since then she successfully completed both an MSc and a PhD degree and 3 years of post doc fellowship before receiving a Research Career Advancement Award from the NRF and DST for 5 years. She is currently working on the EndoAfrica project as well as her RCA on the effect of rooibos and melatonin supplementation during antiretroviral therapy. 

  • Miss Sonja Alberts

Administration Officer

Tel: +27 21 938 9384





  • Mr Leslie Van Rooyen

Chief Technical Officer

Tel: +27 21 938 9614