Current Research:

  • Hepatitis B and Human Immunodeficiency Virus co-infections in pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal.N Thumbiran, D Moodley, P Moodley and R Parboosing. Funded from  2012 NHLS Research Trust Grant
  • Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus infection in Infants: KwaZulu-Natal. N.B Mdlalose, P Moodley and R Parboosing. Funding by  2012 NHLS Research Trust Grant
  • Impact of HIV, Antiretroviral Therapy and TB Genotype on Survival in MDR TB. Umesh Lalloo , Willem Sturm, Pravi Moodley Anthony Moll, Theo van der Merwe, Neel Gandhi, Gerald Friedland, N. Sarita Shah, James Brust, Claudio Marra. Funding from NIH.
  • HIVDR prevalence in adults on ART in Gauteng Province and KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province in collaboration with National Department of Health (NDOH), National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) ,University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN),South Africa U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Funding from CDC.
  • Evaluation of referrals for Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Treatment Failure in a Public Access paediatric ART Program in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. R Bobat, M Archary and P Moodley.
  • Epidemiology of HIV, HAV, HCV and HBV in KZN. N Tathiah, P Moodley, R Parboosing.
  • Epidemiology of Paediatric HCV. R Bobat, M Archary, P Moodley, and R Parboosing. Funding from Department of Virology.
  • Prevalence of HDV in KwaZulu-Natal. P Moodley, R Parboosing and L Singh. Funded from  2012 NHLS Research Trust Grant





  • Infection control in anaesthesia in regional, tertiary and central hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal. Part 1: Unsafe injection practices among anaesthetists, Samuel RA, Gopalan PD, Coovadia Y, , Samuel R.South Afr J Anaesth Analg 68-70 2013;19(1)
  • Parboosing R, Bao Y, Shen L, Schaefer CA, Brown AS. Gestational Influenza and Bipolar Disorder in Adult Offspring Gestational Influenza and Bipolar Disorder. JAMA Psychiatry. 2013:1-8.
  • Lavanya Singh, Raveen Parboosing, Justen Manasa, Pravi Moodley and Tulio de Oliveira High level of HIV-2 false positivity in KwaZulu-Natal province: A region of South Africa with a very high HIV-1 subtype C Prevalence; Journal of Medical Virology; Accepted for publication



  • Nceba Gqaleni, Mlungisi Ngcobo, Raveen Parboosing, and Anneta Naidoo. In Vitro Testing of African Traditional Medicines for Cytotoxic, Immune Modulatory and Anti-HIV Activities Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 2012;9(3S):2-11 Parboosing, R.; Maguire, G.E.M.; Govender, P.; Kruger, H.G., Nanotechnology and the Treatment of HIV Infection. Viruses 2012, 4, 488-520.
  • Pawar, S.A.; Jabgunde, A.M.; Govender, P.; Maguire, G.E.M.; Kruger, H.G.; Parboosing, R.; Soliman, M.E.S.; Sayed, Y.; Dhavale, D.D.; Govender, T., Synthesis and molecular modeling studies of novel carbapeptide analogues for inhibition of HIV-1 protease. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2012.
  • Makatini, M.M.; Petzold, K.; Arvidsson, P.I.; Honarparvar, B.; Govender, T.; Maguire, G.E.M.; Parboosing, R.; Sayed, Y.; Soliman, M.E.S.; Kruger, H.G., Synthesis, screening and computational investigation of pentacycloundecane-peptoids as potent CSA-HIV PR inhibitors. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
  • Haddow LJ, Moosa MYS, Mosam A, Moodley P, Parboosing R, Easterbrook PJ. Incidence, Clinical Spectrum, Risk Factors and Impact of HIV-Associated Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in South Africa. PLOS ONE. 2012;7(11):e40623.
  • Ndirangu J, Viljoen J, Bland RM, Danaviah S, Thorne C, Van de Perre P, Newell ML. Cell-Free (RNA) and Cell-Associated (DNA) HIV-1 and Postnatal Transmission through Breastfeeding. PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e51493. doi: 10.1371/jornal.pone.0051493. Epub 2012 Dec 28.  The Kesho Bora Study Group. Maternal HIV-1 progression 18-24 months postdelivery according to antiretroviral prophylaxis regimen (triple-antiretroviral prophylaxis during pregnancy and breastfeeding vs zidovudine/single-dose nevirapine prophylaxis): The Kesho Bora randomized controlled trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Aug;55(3):449-60. Epub 2012 May 9.
  • Van de Perre P, Rubbo PA, Viljoen J, Nagot N, Tylleskär T, Lepage P, Vendrell JP, Tuaillon E. HIV-1 reservoirs in breast milk and challenges to elimination of breast-feeding transmission of HIV-1. Science Translational Medicine. 2012 Jul 18;4(143):143sr3.
  • Ndlovu BG, Danaviah S, Moodley E, Ghebremichael M, Bland R, Viljoen J, Newell ML, Ndung’u T, Carr WH. Use of dried blood spots for the determination of genetic variation of interleukin-10, killer immunoglobulin-like receptor and HLA class-1 genes. Tissue Antigens. 2012 Feb;79(2):114-22.



  • Pratistadevi K. Ramdial ,Yetish Sing , Julian Deonarain ,Bhugwan Singh , Laveen Allopi ,Pravikrishnen Moodley. Periampullary Epstein-Barr virus–associated myopericytoma. Human Pathology.2011
  • Dhayendre Moodley, Tonya Esterhuizen, Logan Reddy, Pravi Moodley, Bipraj Singh, Linda Ngaleka, and Devan Govender. Incident HIV Infection in Pregnant and Lactating Women and Its Effect on Mother-to-Child Transmission in South Africa. JID,2011.
  • Tathiah, N., R. Parboosing, et al. (2011). “HIV and Serum Protein Electrophoresis Patterns In Kwazulu Natal: A Retrospective Study.” Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine 12(1): 24-26.
  • Maya M. Makatini, Katja Petzold,  Shimoga N. Sriharsha, N Ndlovu, Mahmoud E. S.Soliman, Bahareh Honarparvar, Raveen Parboosing, Anneta Naidoo, Per I. Arvidsson, Yasien Sayed, Patrick Govender, Glenn E. M. Maguire,Hendrik G. Kruger,  and Thavendran Govender. Synthesis and Structural Studies of Pentacycloundecane-based HIV-1 PR Inhibitors: A Hybrid 2D-NMR and Docking/QM/MM/MD Approach. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (Jun 7 2011)
  • R. Parboosing, A. Naidoo, M. Gordon, M. Taylor, and V. Vella. Resistance to Antiretroviral Drugs in Newly Diagnosed, Young Treatment-Nai¨ve HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Journal of Medical Virology (July 7 2011)