Oxidative stress

Carina Mels

Carina Mels is an associate professor and manager of the Research Laboratory in the Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART). She obtained her PhD in Biochemistry in 2011 and holds an Y2 rating from the National Research Foundation. She authored several articles (>40) in international peer reviewed journals on various aspects associated with hypertension (since 2012), with a special focus on the involvement of oxidative stress in the development of cardiovascular disease. On 25% of these papers she was either the first or last (senior) author.