The AlmaMAC Episode 139 : Understanding Genetics of Rheumatic Heart Disease with Tafadzwa Machipisa (Host: Shawn)


Tafadzwa Machipisa is a 3rd year Ph.D. student in the Population Health Research Institute (McMaster) and Hatter Institute of Cardiovascular Research in Africa (University of Cape Town, South Africa).

She currently investigates genes that are involved in predisposing people to rhematic heart disease with populations on the African continent.

Find out more by listening to this podcast and read up about her labs here:

Tafadzwa’s Master’s Research
Dr. Pare’s research
The Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory (GMEL)
Prof. Mayosi’s research​
Prof. Mark Engel’s research

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