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Dean: Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences

School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences


 Dr Musa Mabandla


 +27 (0)31 260 6802




Research Interests

Parkinson’s disease

Febrile seizures

Alzheimer’s disease


HIV dementia


 Dean / Academic Leader: Research

Selected publications

Musa V Mabandla, Bryony Dobson, Shula Johnson, Laurie A Kellaway, Willie MU Daniels, Vivienne A Russell. Development of a mild prenatal stress rat model to study long term effects on neural function and survival. Metab Brain Dis. 2008 Mar;23(1):31-42

Howells FM, Russell VA, Mabandla MV, Kellaway LA.

Stress reduces the neuroprotective effect of exercise in a rat model for Parkinson’s disease (Behavioural Brain Research 165(2), 2005).

MV Mabandla, LA Kellaway, A St Slair Gibson and VA Russell.

Voluntary running provides neuroprotection in rats following 6-hydroxydopamine injection into the medial forebrain bundle (Metabolic Brain Disease, 19 (1/2), 2004).


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