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Jantina De Vries

Associate Professor, University of Cape Town

Contributor Biography

Jantina de Vries is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine of the University of Cape Town. Her work focuses on ensuring fair and equitable collaboration in African genomics research and biobanking, and involves empirical research on a range of ethical challenges pertinent to these methodologies. She was the Founding Chair of the H3Africa Working Group on Ethics (2013-2017) and currently co-directs the IFGENERA H3Africa ELSI Collaborative Centre which focuses on investigating ethical challenges in the return of individual genetic research results in African genomics research.