Professor Anil Chuturgoon


Professor Anil Chuturgoon



+27 (0)31 260 4404 



Medical School

 Research Interests

Epigenetics and toxicology 


Associate Professor

 Biosketch  Anil Chuturgoon is a Professor in Medical Biochemistry, School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, UKZN. He has a PhD in toxicology and epigenetics and is an NRF rated researcher. He has published over 100 ISI rated articles, 8 chapters in books and has over 200 conference presentations.

He is actively involved in epigenetic research in human diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. He has an active and productive research group and his passion is in shaping and developing the careers of young and enthusiastic minds.
These young individuals are exposed to research that is innovative, relevant and impacts on our socio-economic development in South Africa. He has supervised 81 Masters and 14 PhDs.

He has mentored academics - A PhD graduate, Dr D Moodley, is now a senior researcher at Harvard Medical School (USA) whilst Dr A Phulukdaree is now a successful academic at the University of Pretoria.

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