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DR KATE LARMUTH

POSITION

  • Post-doctoral research fellow, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD (Medical Biochemistry), Institute for Infectious disease and molecular medicine (IIDMM), University of Cape Town (2015).

Thesis title: Angiotensin-converting enzyme cleavage of the Alzheimer’s beta-amyloid peptide.

  • BSc. Hon (Molecular Microbiology), Department of Microbiology, Stellenbosch University (2007)
  • BSc. (Molecular and Cellular Biology), Stellenbosch University (2006)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • The effects of low carbohydrate high fat diets on the cardiovascular system with special attention to atherosclerosis

  • How fatty liver may impact on the development of cardiovascular disease and insulin resistance

  • Evaluating the effect and sustainability of nutritional interventions in women from under-resourced communities in the Western Cape

     

CONTACT
Tel:    +27 21 650 4567
Email:    lrmkat001@uct.ac.za