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consultant , Neuroscientist

Nirvana Shanalee Pillay, South African neuroscientist, consultant. Achievements include research in an investigation of the role of vaccines virus complement control protein in head injury and alzheimer's disease. Recipient Dean's award, UCT Health Sciences Postgraduate Students Association, 2002; fellow, South African Medical Research Council, 2003-2006. Member of South African Neuroscience Society, International Brain Research Organization.

Background

Pillay, Nirvana Shanalee was born on November 26, 1978 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Daughter of Pregalathan Soobiah and Suraya Pillay.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 2000. Bachelor of Science in Medical with honors, University Cape Town, 2002. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cape Town, 2006.

Career

Postdoctoral scientist University Cape Town, South Africa, 2006—2007. Postdoctoral neuroscientist Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 2007. With Department Psychiatry, University Cape Town, since 2008.

Junior instructor International Brain Research Organization, Cape Town, 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in an investigation of the role of vaccines virus complement control protein in head injury and alzheimer's disease.

Membership

Member of South African Neuroscience Society, International Brain Research Organization.

Connections

father:
Pregalathan Soobiah

mother:
Suraya Pillay