Dr Clinton Veale

Clinton Veale
After completion of his PhD in 2014, Dr Veale was appointed as a lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Rhodes University.

In 2015 Clint took a 6 month break from Rhodes to undertake a Claude Leon Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Stellenbosch University to work with Dr Stephen Pelly.

Senior Lecturer
  PhD Chemistry, Rhodes
MSc Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, Edinburgh
B(Pharm), Rhodes
Discipline:   Organic Chemistry
Campus:   Pietermaritzburg
  033 260 6365
Research Areas:

  A broad interest in organic chemistry, and its application in synthetic organic methodology, drug discovery, medicinal chemistry, natural product chemistry and biophysical chemistry and chemical education
    Recent Publications:   NMR structural elucidation of channaine, an unusual alkaloid from Sceletium tortuosum
    Phytochemistry Lett. 2018, 23, 189 – 193

    Blending problem-based learning and peer-led team learning, in an open ended ‘home-grown’ pharmaceutical chemistry case study.
    Chem. Ed. Res. Prac. 2018, 19, 68-79

    Unexpected transformations of 3-(bromoacetyl) coumarin provides new evidence for the mechanism of thiol mediated dehalogenation of α-halocarbonyls.
    Tetrahedron. Lett. 2017, 58, 968 – 972

    Indolyl-3-ethanone-α-thioethers: a promising new class of non-toxic antimalarial agents
    Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2016, 114, 79 – 88

    Synthetic analogues of marine bisindole deoxytopsentin: potent selective inhibitors of MRSA pyruvate kinase.
    J. Nat. Prod. 2015, 78, 355 – 362
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