Ike Okpechi is specialist nephrologist and Professor at the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Cape Town.
His active research interests are therapy of hypertension, mutations in the ENaC, genetic determinants of salt sensitivity, vascular calcification and chronic kidney disease, AKI and genetics of severe hypertension in blacks.
Her interests are particularly in hypertension, specifically the rising incidence of young hypertensives with end stage renal disease in relation to methamphetamine usage
She is actively involved in research activities involving peritoneal dialysis outcomes in South Africa and HIV associated kidney disease.
She is actively involved in research activities surrounding novel ways to provide care to adolescence with kidney failure, on dialysis, and waiting transplant.
He is closely involved in research activities surrounding transplant nephrology, immunology, and the evaluation of living kidney donors.
He is closely involved in clinical research activities as a study coordinator.
She is actively involved in all of the research activities surrounding the kidney and hypertension research unit.