Prof Anisa Mosam is co-chair of the SCFSA online Skin Cancer Update.
UKZN and Albert Luthuli Central hospital
Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology attached to Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN and Head Clinical Unit at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
2005 Doris Duke ACRiA grant for AIDS Research in Africa“Management of HIV Kaposi’s sarcoma in resource poor settings
2005 NRF Thuthuka Grant “Women in Research AIDS Kaposi’s sarcoma
2005 MRC Research Development Grant “Dermatophytosis in HIV/AIDS”
2006 NRF Thuthuka Grant AIDS Kaposi’s Sarcoma
2007 NRF Thuthuka Grant AIDS Kaposi’s sarcoma
2008 NRF Thuthuka Grant AIDS Kaposi’s sarcoma
2009- 2013 Developmental Grant for Rated Researchers
2002 University of Natal research Grant
2003 Dermatology Association of South Africa Research Grant
2004 NRF Thuthuka Grant “Women in Research” AIDS Kaposi’s sarcoma
2004 AIDS Malignancy Consortium Grant
2004 Building capacity for KSHV research in Sub-Saharan Africa
Prof Mosam history and accolades
Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology attached to School of Medicine, UKZN, and Head Clinical Unit at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital.
She co-supervises specialist dermatological services for the province of KwaZulu Natal, the most populous province in South Africa and also the one with the highest HIV prevalence
The following are the areas of interest:
HIV/AIDS dermatoses, skin cancers in HIV, Kaposi’s sarcoma, Auto-immune bullous diseases, HIV psoriasis, Epidemiology of HIV skin disease; Dermatology training and education; Quality of life and skin disease, drug reactions in HIV/AIDS and Atopic Eczema.
In addition to research and clinical service, she is dedicated to training and teaching undergraduates and postgraduates in medicine and allied disciplines.
She has co-authored and edited an “Atlas of skin conditions associated with HIV/AIDS” and “A Comprehensive Textbook of Skin Diseases for Africa”
She is keen to empower and develop those around her so as to improve dermatological services and academic dermatology in South Africa.