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DR MASOUDA RAHIM

POSITION

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD, University of Cape Town (July 2017)

Thesis title: Investigation of genes involved in the angiogenesis pathway with risk of musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries

  • BSc (Med)(HONS) Physiology, University of Cape Town (2011)

  • BSc Physiology & Genetics, University of Cape Town (2010)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Current research title: Identification of DNA sequence motifs underpinning musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries

  • The genetic contribution to musculoskeletal soft tissue injury susceptibility

  • Employing a multi-disciplinary approach, including bioinformatics and functional assays, to elucidate the key biological pathways underpinning injury risk

CONTACT

Tel: +27 21 650 4567
Email: masouda.rahim@gmail.com