Medical Physiology
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Division of Medical Physiology

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Head of Division



Tel: +27 21 938 9387


>>Curriculum Vitae


Qualifications: BMedSc (US, 1991); MBChB (US, 1994); PhD (US, 2006)
Research Group: Co-Director: Centre for Cardio-metabolic Research in Africa (CARMA)
Research Focus: Vascular biology, cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, cardiovascular risk factors, endothelial function and dysfunction.
Current Postgraduate Students

Undergraduate Student: Mr Jakob Holm (MBChB V)

BSc Hons: Miss Chanté Kruger

MSc: Misss Kheya Mokoena and Miss Sesethu Ketse
PhD: Miss Charnay Cunningham and Miss Hannah Fokkens ​
Post-Doctoral Fellows: Dr Taahirah Boltman and Dr Jeffery Adoga

For MSc and PhD postgraduate positions contact Prof Hans Strijdom (

For Hons postgraduate positions contact Dr Gerald Maarman (​)

For physiology marks relating to the MBChB, Allied Health Sciences and MMed courses, departmental finances and department administration contact:

Admin Officer - Miss Lauren Abrahams
Tel: +27 21 938 9384