Michèle Ramsay

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Michèle Ramsay
NationalitySouth Africa
Alma materUniversity of the Witwatersrand
Scientific career
FieldsHuman genetics
InstitutionsUniversity of the Witwatersrand
National Health Laboratory Service
InfluencesTrefor Jenkins

Michèle Ramsay is a South African Professor of human genetics at the National Health Laboratory Service and the University of the Witwatersrand. Ramsay's research has investigated single-gene disorders, epigenetics, obesity and hypertension. She is the President of the African Society of Human Genetics. [1] [2]

Career and impact[edit]

Michèle Ramsay received her PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand. [3] Ramsay is the National Research Foundation of South Africa Research Chair on Genomics and Bioinformatics.[4] Her research interests include the molecular epidemiology of single-gene disorders, the epigenetics of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder studied using mouse models and understanding the genetic and environmental risk factors for obesity and related diseases.[5] [6]

Ramsay has published over 140 peer-reviewed academic articles.[7] She is a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa.[8]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Committees". www.afshg.org. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  2. ^ "afshg-cairo017.org". afshg-cairo017.org. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  3. ^ "Professor Michèle Ramsay | ACGT". www.acgt.co.za. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  4. ^ University of Cape Town. "CONFIRMED INVITED SPEAKERS: PHARMACOGEENTICS AND PRECISION MEDICINE CONFERENCE, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (7-9 APRIL 2016; IDM, UCT)" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  5. ^ "H3Africa". h3africa.org. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  6. ^ Johannesburg, The University of the Witwatersrand,. "AWI-Gen - Wits University". www.wits.ac.za. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  7. ^ "Scopus preview - Scopus - Author details (Ramsay, Michèle)". www.scopus.com. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  8. ^ User, Super. "Members". www.assaf.org.za. Retrieved 2017-10-25.

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