Mr Mpho Phehello Ngoepe

Mpho Phehello Ngoepe is a final year PhD student at Rhodes University in chemistry department. Current project focuses on synthesis of pH responsive drug delivery nanocarriers for pulmonary delivery of anti-tuberculosis drugs. He obtained his MSc (Med) in pharmaceutics, BSc (Hon) in Genetics and BSc in molecular and cell biology from the University of the Witwatersrand in pharmaceutical sciences. He is currently one of the safety representatives for Rhodes University chemistry department and has been co-supervising honours students in his research group on magnetic nanoparticles for metabolite extraction and drug delivery systems. He is passionate about research and development in biomedical sciences.