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Medical researcher

Marlon Eugene Cerf, South African medical researcher. Research grantee, Volkswagen Stiftung, 1998, Medical Research Council, 2003-2005. Member of American Physiological Society, European Association for Study of Diabetes (travel grantee 2005, 2006).

Background

Cerf, Marlon Eugene was born on November 16, 1974 in Cape Town, South Africa. Son of Beresford Morkel and Roslyn Marlene Cerf.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Western Cape, South Africa, 1996. Bachelor of Science with honors in Physiology, University Western Cape, South Africa, 1997. Master in Medical Science in Pharmacology, University Natal, South Africa, 2000.

Doctor of Philosophy in Histology, University Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2005.

Career

Senior scientist Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include publication of novel in utero programming rat model of high fat diet-induced changes in endocrine pancreas morphology. Publication of review on trancription factors involved in beta-cell maintenance. Publication of article on the effects of in utero programming with a high fat diet on transcription factor and glucose sensing gene expression.

    First to immunolocalize plasma kallikrein in human blood vessels. First to immunolocalize plasma kallikrein in different human brain regions.

Membership

Member of American Physiological Society, European Association for Study of Diabetes (travel grantee 2005, 2006).

Connections

father:
Beresford Morkel

mother:
Roslyn Marlene Cerf