The Pharmacogenetics research team operates under the leadership of Professor Michael S. Pepper and focuses on the genetic determinants of drug metabolism in South African patients and how that may affect the efficacy of treatment.

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Pharmacogenetic profiling of patients with painful diabetic neuropathy treated with low dose amitriptyline

Prof Michael S Pepper

Emiliene Tata 

(PhD student)


The genetic determinants of metabolizer status in Africans: A pharmacogenetics correlation analysis

Graeme Ford

(MSc student)



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