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MMed
MMed Project title: The utility of iron studies in the diagnosis of iron deficiency in HIV patients receiving bone marrow biopsies.
Registrar: Dr D. Richardson
Primary Supervisor: A/Prof J. Opie
Co-Supervisor: Prof V. Louw
In progress
MMed Project title: The utility of GeneXpert MTB/RIF Ultra compared to TB culture on bone marrow aspirate samples in diagnosing disseminated tuberculosis.
Registrar: Dr S. Baloyi
Primary supervisor: Dr Celeste Swart 
Co-supervisors: A/Prof Estelle Verburgh, Prof Graeme Meintjies (UCT) Dr Clinton Moodley (UCT)
In progress
MMed Project title: The molecular landscape of cytogenetically normal AML at Groote Schuur Hospital 2005- 2017.
Registrar: Dr N. Jenkins
Primary Supervisor: A/Prof K. Shires 
In progress
MMed Project title: Clinico-pathological characterisation of children with B cell non-Hodgkin Lymphoma over a ten-year period at a tertiary centre in South Africa.
Registrar: Dr D Kriel
Primary Supervisor: Dr LA Phillips 
Completed Dec 2019
MMed Project title: Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma, an analysis by subtype and EBV infection.
Registrar: Dr S Cassim
Primary Supervisor: Dr K Antel
Co-supervisor: A/Prof E. Verburgh  
Completed Dec 2019
MMed Project title: Establishing locally derived reference intervals for full blood count parameters and white cell differential counts in the Western Cape region of South Africa
Registrar: Dr A De Koker 
Primary Supervisor: A/Prof J Opie 
Graduated July 2019
MMed Project title: Burkitt and Burkitt-like lymphoma/leukemia at Groote Schuur Hospital from 2005 – 2014: A Retrospective Review. 
Student: Dr A Koller 
Primary Supervisor: A/Prof J Opie (NHLS & UCT)
Graduated December 2018
MMed Project title: HIV-associated Hodgkin lymphoma at GSH, Western Cape, South Africa 
Principal investigator: Dr L Swart 
Primary Supervisor: Dr J Opie.  Co-supervisor: Prof N Novitzky
Graduated December 2017
MMed Project title: The utility of bone marrow sampling in the diagnosis and staging of lymphoma in South Africa
Student: Dr L Phillips
Primary Supervisor: A/Prof J Opie
Graduated with Distinction December 2017
MMed Project title: Developing a novel flow cytometric method for determining the mutational status of Nucleophosmin in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia 
Student: Dr L A du Pisani
Primary Supervisor: Dr K Shires (NHLS & UCT)
Graduated June 2014
MMed Project title: Developing a novel flow cytometric method for determining the mutational status of Nucleophosmin in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia
Student: Dr L A du Pisani
Primary Supervisor: Dr K Shires (NHLS & UCT)
Graduated June 2014
MMed Project title: The diagnostic utility of bone marrow biopsies performed for the investigation of fever and/or cytopenias in HIV-infected adults at Groote Schuur Hospital
Principal Investigator: Dr W Van Schalkwyk
Primary Supervisor: Prof N. Novitzky Co- Supervisor: Dr J Opie 
Graduated December 2009
MSc
MSc Project title: The use of MAGEC1 expression in the monitoring and treatment of autologous stem cell transplant patients with Multiple Myeloma.
Student: Ms Adri Rust
Primary Supervisor: Dr Karen Shires
MSc Project Title: Defining the functional role of Mage C1 in Multiple Myeloma.
Student: Ms Marian Stone
Primary Supervisor: Dr Karen Shires
MSc Project Title: Investigating the anti-cancer properties of extracts from the medicinal plant, Dodonaea viscosa, used by Western Cape Traditional Healers.
Student: Aaliyah Saferdien
Primary Supervisor: Dr Shaheen Mowla
PhD
PhD Project Title: Molecular Characterisation of Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma in South Africa.
Student: Beatrice Ramorola
Primary Supervisor: Dr Shaheen Mowla
PhD Project Title: Understanding the molecular pathogenesis of HIV-associated Burkitt’s lymphoma – the impact of HIV protein Tat on lymphoma driver genes.
Student: Leonardo Alves De Souza Rios
Primary Supervisor: Dr Shaheen Mowla
PhD Project Title: The cooperation of EBV and HIV infection in the development of Burkitt Lymphoma.
Student: Lungile Mapekula
Primary Supervisor: Dr Shaheen Mowla
PhD Project title: Defining the Genetic and molecular landscape of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma in South Africa
Student: Zahra Latib
Primary Supervisor: Dr Shaheen Mowla
PhD Project title: Investigating the anti-cancer properties of extracts from the medicinal plant, Dodonaea viscosa, used by Western Cape Traditional Healers.
Student: Aaliyah Saferdien
Primary Supervisor: Dr Shaheen Mowla