Leukes Vinzeigh

Leukes Vinzeigh

Scientist

Location Cape Town, South Africa

Programme Tuberculosis

Department Medical Affairs

About Leukes Vinzeigh

Vinzeigh Leukes joined FIND in June 2022 as a Scientist in the TB Programme, based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Vinzeigh obtained a Bachelor of Science degree (Microbiology and Biochemistry) at the University of Cape Town, South Africa and a Bachelor of Science Honours degree (Molecular Biology) cum laude as well as PhD Molecular Biology at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

Before joining FIND, Vinzeigh worked as Clinical Research Coordinator at the Stellenbosch University Biomedical Research Institute. He has diagnostic clinical trials project management expertise, specifically in coordination and development of TB screening and diagnostic point of care devices.

Vinzeigh is passionate about improving patient care by bringing diagnostics tests to the bedside or primary health care centres.