Dr. Armorel van Eyk obtained her BSc degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa (1984). She completed a BSc(Honours) (1986) and MSc (1987) and graduated with a PhD in Biochemistry in 1992 at the same University. Post doctoral studies were completed at UCT and Stellenbosch University, Cape Town. She obtained a BCom in Marketing Management and Economics at UNISA (2002) and a BSc(Honours) in Pharmacology at Stellenbosch University (2004). She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in the Pharmacology Division. She has published 54 articles in SCI(E) journals.