Dr Jean Maritz

MMed (Virol Path) Stell; FC Path (SA) Viro; MSc(Med) UCT; MB.ChB Stell Clinical VirologistMolecular Diagnostics

Dr Jean Maritz is originally from Vredendal and studied medicine at Stellenbosch University.  He briefly crossed the Liesbeek to do research at UCT in 2008 after which he returned to Stellenbosch University to specialise in medical virology.  He remained at the National Health Laboratory Service at Tygerberg Hospital as a consultant virologist for 5 years before joining PathCare in January 2018.
Jean’s research interests are broad and include novel molecular viral diagnostics, HIV reservoir dynamics as well as viral infections of the eye and the central nervous system. He retains an appointment as an extraordinary senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University.