Prof Antonio G Lentoor, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

Prof Antonio Lentoor is a clinical psychologist with a PhD from the University of KwaZulu Natal (2016). His research focus is in neurocognition, addressing the intersection of neuro-vulnerability with communicable and non-communicable diseases (CaNCDs). Prof Lentoor is interested in the development of a comprehensive understanding of key neuro, psychological and social pathways associated with CaNCDs in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). He holds a Royal College of Psychiatrists SA-ACAPAP Emerging Scholar award and the Biological Psychiatry Early and Midcareer Research Development Award (2020) for his research on neurocognition and cancer.