Research focus areas

Allergology and Pulmonology

Research areas: Cystic fibrosis, asthma, allergy, bronchiectasis

Staff: Prof Green, Prof Masekela & team



Research areas: Intervention, cardiac imaging

Staff: Prof Takawira, Dr Joshi, Dr Mitchell


Child Health

Research areas: Development of an International guide to monitor and support child development

Staff: Dr Mulaudzi



Research areas: Palliation, liver transplantation, food allergy, gastroscopy/colonoscopy

Staff: Dr Terblanche, Prof Wittenberg, Dr Kock, Dr Meyer



Research areas: Genetic defects, further work-up to investigate the cause for the abnormality, genetics of children with cleft lip and palate, case studies

Staff: Dr Honey


Infectious Diseases

Research areas: HIV, TB, bacterial infections

Staff: Prof Avenant, Dr du Plessis, Dr Feucht, Dr Thomas



Research areas: Infant feeding, KMC, neonatal sepsis

Staff: Prof Delport, Dr Brisley, Dr van Rooyen, Dr Masemola, Prof de Witt, Dr Lloyd



Research areas: Chronic kidney disease, Beta-2-microglobulinuria

Staff: Prof van Biljon



Research areas: Broad spectrum of mitochondrial disorders in South Africa

Staff: Prof Smuts, neurology team



Research areas: Bone marrow transplant, haematology

Staff: Prof Reynders, Dr Omar, Dr Buchner


General Paediatrics

Research areas: HIV associated conditions

Staff: Dr Cloete    

- Author Marike Boersema

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