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Marvin Hsiao

Dr Nei-yuan (Marvin) Hsiao is a senior lecturer and consultant virologist at University of Cape Town/Groote Schuur Complex of the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS).  He is currently acting Head of Division.

As part of his UCT responsibility, Marvin is responsible for the division's registrar and intern scientist training. He lectures MBChB semester 3-5 undergraduate, and serves on the Faculty of Health Sciences' Biosafety Committee. He is also a member of the NHLS HIV drug resistance subcommittee and the Western Cape paediatric third line committee.

After completing his MPH in clinical research, Marvin is focusing on facilitating virological diagnostics for the numerous local clinical trials. He has a strong interest in epidemiology and diagnostic research. His main research areas are health systems related to laboratories, HIV infection in infants and molecular assay evaluation. He received research funding form Poliomyelitis Research Foundation, Medical Research Council and National Health Laboratory Service Research Trust.

Associated groups:
Diagnostic Laboratory
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research Group

Contact details:
Post:     NHLS Virology, C18, Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory 7925, Cape Town, South Africa