Phikelelani Ngubane

Dr Phikelelani Ngubane


Dr Phikelelani Ngubane


+27 (0)31 260 8678





Developmental Lecturer

Research Interests: Diabetes research

Topic of Dissertation: The effects of Syzygium aromaticum oleanolic acid glycogenic enzymes in streptozotocin induced-diabetic rats.
Supervisor: Professor CT Musabayane

Dr Ngubane has a Masters degree in Medical Sciences and is currently registered for a PhD. He has worked as a technician in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences.

Selected publications:

1. Ngubane PS1, Masola B, Musabayane CT. The effects of Syzygium aromaticum-derived oleanolic acid on glycogenic enzymes in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Renal Failure, 33 (4), 434-439, 2011

2. Hadebe SI, 1Ngubane PS, 1 Serumula MR,Tufts MA, 2Van Heerden FR & 1Musabayane CT. Transdermal delivery of insulin by amidated pectin hydrogel matrix patch in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats: effects on some selected metabolic parameters (Plos one manuscript revised)

3. 1Ngubane PS, Hadebe SI, 1 1Musabayane CT. The effects of transdermal insulin treatment of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats on kidney function and renal expression of glucose transporters. (Plos one manuscript revised)