Respiratory Research Unit

​About us

Respiratory Research Unit:

  • E Irusen, Prof.of Medicine, Head: Division of pulmonology
  • Ms.Colleen Charters (Secretary/Clinical Trial Administrator)
  • Dr.Firdows Noor, floor manager
  • Mrs.Charlene Kruger, sister/research coordinator
  • Mr.François Swart, pulmonary function technologist
  • Mr.David Maree, pulmonary function technologist
  • Mrs.Karen, Kriek, pulmonary function technologist
  • Mr Jan C Heydenreich , pulmonoray function technologist


The permanent doctors in our team:

  • Dr. CFN Koegelenberg, consultant Pulmonology
  • Dr. U Lalla, consultant Intensive Care Unit
  • Dr B Allwood – consultant Pulmonology
  • Dr. F.Noor, Research assistant in RRU
  • Prof. AH Diacon (part-time)


Training/Research Fellows:

  • Dr E Wilkin
  • Dr J Shaw