Synthesis and structure-activity relationship studies on β-haematin inhibiting compounds.
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.
McILLERON, Prof Helen MBChB UCT , PhD in Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town.
Internationally recognized for her outstanding work in the area of heart failure.
Her research focuses on child lung health including HIV-associated lung disease, childhood pneumonia and childhood TB.
Widely published in both local and international journals and books of various topics related to cardiovascular medicine.
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.
STEIN, Prof Dan Professor and Head of Dept, Psychiatry and Mental Health; Chair in Psychiatry; Director, the Brain and Behaviour Initiative BBI.