Mieke van der Mescht

Mieke van der Mescht obtained a BScHons degree in Haematology and an MSc in Medical Immunology at the University of Pretoria. Currently she is completing her PhD in Medical Immunology. The aim of her study is to shed light on the unanswered questions regarding SARS-CoV-2 infection by determining and comparing the immunological profiles and clinical outcomes by means of flow cytometric and cytokine analysis of both people living with HIV and HIV-uninfected patients admitted to Tshwane District Hospital.