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Latest projects

The role of LEP and LEPR variation in obesity and hypertension

Project title
Exploring the role of genetic variation at the leptin and leptin receptor genes (LEP and LEPR) in obesity and hypertension in a…

The role of genetics and molecular aspects on HIV-associated kidney disease

Project title
Genetic and molecular characterization of HIV-associated kidney disease in black South Africans

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