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Research LaboratoryHead of Department

Dr Aslam Sathar (PhD)

The Division of Medicine Research Laboratory is situated on the first floor of the Medical School.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the environment, support and leadership which will facilitate the performance of laboratory-based research within the Division of Medicine, and to develop research capacity and interest in laboratory research among clinicians.

We therefore welcome anyone who cares to approach us with suggestions for collaborative work in the future. 

Our Facilities 

We run an efficient and well-equipped molecular DNA laboratory. We are also equipped for basic biochemical and analytical work.


The Laboratory reports to the Research Committee and HOD of the Division of Medicine via Dr Fraser Pirie.


Full-Time Academic Staff

  • Dr Aslam Sathar

Technical Staff

  • Mr Sonny Govender

Contact Us

Physical Address Postal Address
Medicine Research Laboratories
Room, 1st FlooR
Medical School
719 Umbilo Rd
Medicine Research Laboratories
Division of Medicine
Private Bag 7
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)31 260 4313
Fax: +27 (0)31 260 4458 

E-mail: Dr A Sathar: