Academic Leader: Molecular & Cellular Diseases

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Bongani Nkambule

Dr Bongani Nkambule

Academic Leader: Molecular & Cellular DiseasesTel: +27 (0)31 260 8964

Research InterestsThrombosis, Platelet function, Chronic inflammation and Immune activation, Metabolic syndromes, HIV Related malignancies
DesignationSenior Lecturer
BiosketchDr B Nkambule is a registered medical biological scientist in the discipline of Haematology. He qualified with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Biosciences at the University of Western Cape (2008) and completed his Honours degree in Pathology (Anatomical pathology) at Stellenbosch University (2009). He completed his MMed Sc Degree (Pathology) cum laude at Stellenbosch University in 2011 and was awarded the Stellenbosch University faculty of Health Sciences best postgraduate student (research qualification) award.

Dr Nkambule joined the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2016 and was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Human Physiology at the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences. He is currently a group leader of the multidisciplinary, Immune Activation and Coagulation in Chronic Inflammation (IACCI) research study group and is responsible for the supervision of M.Sc and PhD research postgraduate students.