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PROF MALCOLM COLLINS

POSITION

  • Head of Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town
  • Professor, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD (Medical Biochemistry), University of Cape Town (1993)
Thesis title: Characterisation of the Human α2(I) Procollagen Promoter-Binding Proteins
 
  • BSc (Hons) (Biochemistry), University of Stellenbosch (1988)
  • BSc (Biochemistry and Physiology), University of Stellenbosch (1987)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Genetic basis and molecular mechanism of exercise- and occupational-associated musculoskeletal soft tissue (tendon, ligament and muscle) injuries
  • Genetic elements that determine the endurance phenotype and the inter-individual physiological responses during participation in endurance events

OTHER

  • Fellow of the European College of Sports Science (FECSS)
  • B2-rated research scientist, National Research Foundation, South Africa
  • Medical Biological Scientist in the category Medical Biochemistry with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa
  • Associate editor - British Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Section editor - Extreme Physiology & Medicine

CONTACT

Tel: +27 21 406 6235