Helen and Morris Maueberger Professor and Chair of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Head: Division of Cardiology Groote Schuur Hospital.
Currently regarded as a thought leader in Rheumatic Heart Disease, both on the continent and internationally..
Research interests: Production testing of microbial products including culturing, formulation, drying and shelf-life testing.
Research interests: understanding how the malaria parasite deals with the large influx of haem associated with ingestion and degradation of haemoglobin in its digestive vacuole and the effects of antimalarials such as chloroquine, which inhibit this process.
She holds an appointment as adjunct professor at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and as a visiting professor at the Baker Institute in Melbourne, Australia.
Dvora is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the University of California, Los Angeles.
New experimental techniques including brain imaging, genetic testing and neuropsychological assessment combined with new theoretical insights have opened up significant potential for the advancement of novel diagnostic tools and treatments for people with mental disorders.
Description: She participates in research projects across Africa, as well as in Asia and South America where a key interest is the support and mentoring of investigator-initiated pharmacology research projects.