Prof Admire Dube (Research Group Leader)
Admire Dube is a pharmaceutical scientist and Associate Professor in Pharmaceutics at the School of Pharmacy, University of the Western Cape (UWC).
Dr. Sarah D'Souza
Dr. Poornima Ramburrun (Affiliate)
Dr. Poornima Ramburrun is currently a lecturer in the Discipline of Pharmaceutics at the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa. She holds a BPharm and PhD (upgrade from MPharm) from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Her PhD thesis entailed the design, synthesis and experimental analysis of a neurodurable biosimulated nerve repair device for severed peripheral nerve injuries which produced several publications and a filed patent. Her research interests involve the design and synthesis of novel biodegradable biomimetic polymeric systems for tissue regeneration and healing.
The Research Group includes several Masters and PhD students pursuing projects involving nanoparticles and the treatment of infectious diseases.