Farouk Chughlay

Medical Director, Experimental Medicine & Clinical Pharmacology
Research & Development

What I do at MMV:

I am a Clinical Pharmacologist assisting in the early development of new drugs for malaria. More specifically, I work within the Translational Medicine team where I contribute toward the design and conduct of preclinical and clinical studies in the development of new antimalarials.

Why I work at MMV:

As a medical doctor it has always been my passion to help and serve humanity. Working at MMV affords me the opportunity of fulfilling this passion, and in the process contribute to making a global public health impact especially within vulnerable and under resourced populations. In addition, the opportunity to work with many talented and passionate colleagues at MMV is a tremendous privilege.

More about me:

I am a medical doctor and specialist clinical pharmacologist. Prior to working at MMV I was employed as a clinical pharmacologist / senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town.

Ask me about:

Drug development, pharmacovigilance and drug-induced liver injury. Outside of MMV, I have a keen interest in a variety of sports and I have a fair bit of knowledge regarding the making and tasting of chocolate.