MERC Middleburg was founded in 2000 by Dr. AC Bass and Dr. MS Tayob in Middleburg, South Africa. The site has conducted over a hundred clinical trials in the therapeutic areas of Dermatology, Respiratory, Diabetes, Hypercholesterolemia, Ulcerative Colitis, HIV, cUTI, Pneumonia, Influenza, Pain, Heart Failure, Hypertension, Gastroenteritis, Constipation and Osteoarthritis.

The site has also been a winner of the Site Patient Recruitment Innovation award (SPRIA)at the annual Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) Conference in Florida in 2015. Dr Tayob, who is also a member of MeDiNova’s corporate Leadership team has a plethora of experience and is passionate about providing outstanding service to patients, our clients and the scientific research community.

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MERC Middelburg
Cowen Ntuli Street


PI: Dr MS Tayob

Senior Principle Investigator
Dr A C Bassa

MeDiNova South Africa MD: Dr Mohammed Siddique Tayob

MeDiNova South Africa COO: Yvette Erasmus