Newtown Clinical Research has been in operation since 2004. The core of the team have a combined 58 years’ experience. Dr Essack Mitha is a full time Principal Investigator and has conducted more than 100 trials as a PI. Dr Mitha spends a fair amount of time in training and speaking engagements. He has served 3 terms as an executive member of the South African Clinical Research Association. He has made use of his experience to make sure that Newtown Clinical Research delivers high quality data and efficient recruitment across the various clinical trials that are conducted. He has been acknowledged as an author in various clinical trial publications.

More than a hundred clinical trials have been conducted by this site across a wide therapeutic range, including Asthma, COPD, rheumatology, Diabetes, HIV, Acute illness, Vaccines.

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Suite 3 1st Floor
Newgate Centre
Newton 104 Jeppe street


PI: Dr E Mitha

Managing Director: Dr Mohammed Siddique Tayob

Chief Operations Officer: Yvette Erasmus