The First Private Teaching Hospital in South Africa, Johannesburg

Prof Amanda Krause

Prof Amanda Krause


Prof Krause is a medical geneticist and currently Head of the Division of Human Genetics at NHLS, and School of Pathology, University of the Witwatersrand. As a medical geneticist, her major roles are to assess and counsel patients in genetic clinics with a broad range of genetic conditions. She also supervises the genetics molecular diagnostic service of the Division, teaches and trains in medical genetics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and conducts research aimed at understanding the molecular basis of genetic disease in South Africa.

Clinical Focus

  • All Genetic Conditions With A Special Interest In:
  • Fanconi Anaemia
  • Haemoglobinopathies
  • Developmental Delay
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy


  • Medical Geneticist