Prof. Wentzel Gelderblom

Prof Gelderblom obtained his PhD and DSc degrees from the Biochemistry Department of the Stellenbosch University, South Africa in 1986 and 2009, respectively. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department Pathology of the Toronto University during 1988 and spent one year at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) investigating the mechanisms of cancer induction of the fumonisins mycotoxins. He served on the WHO (JECFA) and IARC risk assessment panels evaluating the carcinogenic properties of the fumonisin B mycotoxins during 2001/2. Prof Gelderblom published over 130 scientific publications, 16 chapters in books and has an H-index of 48.