Watermeyer Clinical Research Centre

Therapeutic areas include but are not limited to: Allergies, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Cholesterol, Dermatology, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic, Gastro-Intestinal, Infectious Diseases, Musculo-Skeletal, Nephrology, Neurology, Pulmonary Infectious Diseases, Psychiatry, Respiratory, Sexual Health, Surgical / Post Operative, Urology, Vaccine, Women's Health.

The Watermeyer Clinical Research Centre is one of the largest dedicated research sites (DRS) in South Africa. The physical size has been increased from 740 sq m to 1063 sq m. This state-of-the-art clinical research facility was designed for patient comfort and to support first-world clinical research.

The site also boasts a comfortable 5-bed in-patient ward which is suited for overnight stays and is ideal for intensive protocol procedures including serial spirometry, ECGs, IV infusion stays, and serial blood sampling.

Principal Investigator & Dispensing Physician:
Dr Elane van Nieuwenhuizen
Investigator & Dispensing Physician:
Dr Marianne Elizabeth (Marlies) Viljoen
Dr Elsje Louise Potgieter
Dr Margaretha (Margaré) du Toit
Site Director:
Henk Badenhorst
Study-coordinator / Clinical Technologist:
Corleen de Kock
Elma Singleton
Study-coordinator / Study Nurse:
Lena-Marie Smith
Johanna Catharina (Tharina) Lourens
Linda Goss-Ross
Clinical Research Support:
Elca Botha
Data & Quality Manager:
Jana Venter
Data coordinator: Carien van der Westhuizen
Chante Dercksen
Clinical Trial Technician:
Nicolette Davis
Moulene Buys
Natasja Blignaut
Carla Kruger
Dispensary Admin Assistant:
Maliske Weber


+ On-site Patient Engagement
+ Procedure Rooms (10) for nurse interaction with patients
+ Consultation Rooms (6) for doctors
+ A larger dispensary for storage of Investigational products
+ A larger sample processing lab
+ A radiology department (with X-ray and DXA machines)
+ A training room with AV facilities
+ A larger waiting area for patients
+ Dedicated monitoring room for clients

Contact Details:

012 803 7733
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60 Stamvrug Street
Val de Grace, Pretoria