Anatomy and Histology
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Division of Clinical Anatomy


Comparative Anatomy

Comparative-Anatomy.jpgComparative anatomy includes research on the gastrointestinal tract of various animal species such as African mole-rat species (Rodentia, Bathyergidae) and various small mammalian and rodent species form Africa and Saudi Arabia. Collaborators include Prof Nigel Bennett from University of Pretoria.

Another interest is the internal vertebral venous plexus and its effect on temperature regulation in different animal species. Collaborators are Prof Piet Hoogland and the late Prof Willie Vorster from University of Namibia.

For any enquiries about the Comparative Anatomy team, our research, postgraduate or post-doc opportunities, or collaboration initiatives, please contact Prof Sanet Kotzé.