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Hire Dr. Leandra B.
South Africa

Molecular diagnostic expert | Oncology | Solid tumors

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Clinical Trial Documentation, Technical Writing
Work Experience

Medical Scientist

Lancet Laboratories

October 2017 - November 2018

Medical Scientist

Drs Gritzman and Thatcher Inc Lab

August 2013 - September 2017

Senior Medical Scientist

National Health Laboratory Service

February 2009 - July 2013

Specialist Scientist

Medical Research Council of South Africa

February 2008 - January 2009

Senior Researcher


August 2006 - January 2008


PhD (Anatomical Pathology)

University of the Witwatersrand

February 2003 - December 2006

Masters in Science (Biochemistry)

University of Johannesburg

January 2001 - December 2002

Bachelors of Science - Honors (Biochemistry)

University of Johannesburg

January 2000 - December 2000

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Kamudumuli, P.S., Beylis, N., Blann, L., Duse, A.(2015). Molecular typing of drug-susceptible and -resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Johannesburg, South Africa . International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 19. (7). p. 834-840.
(2009). Colorectal cancer in South Africa: a heritable cause suspected in many young black patients. South African medical journal.
Ripamonti, U., Ferretti, C., Blann, L., Parak, R., Renton, L., Teare, J.(2009). Engineering the induction of bone formation with transforming growth factor-β <inf>3</inf> and responding myoblastic stem cells . European Cells and Materials. 18. (SUPPL. 1). p. 21.
Ripamonti, U., Ferretti, C., Teare, J., Blann, L.(2009). Transforming growth factor-β isoforms and the induction of bone formation: Implications for reconstructive craniofacial surgery . Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 20. (5). p. 1544-1555.
(2005). Iron overload and tuberculosis: a case for iron chelation therapy. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.