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Department of Pathology News

The oxidant mystery

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Friday, 24 November 2017

Professor Mark Hampton has been awarded a three-year grant from the Royal Society Marsden Fund to investigate the role of peroxiredoxin redox relays in cell signalling.

Christchurch student develops App prototype

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Wednesday, 4 October 2017

A student from Otago’s Christchurch campus has taken part in a 48-hour competition to develop a medical education learning application at the world’s biggest and best medical education conference.

October 2017 digital calendar

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Monday, 2 October 2017

A rainbow appeared in the sky behind a distillery in Scotland just as Alice Milnes began photographing it – making the photo which has become this month’s digital calendar.

Inaugural Robin Fraser Lecture

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Monday, 11 September 2017

A professor from the University of Tromsø gave the inaugural lecture this afternoon that recognises Professor Robin Fraser's contribution over many years to the UOC Research Seminar Series.

The Science Of... Vitamin C

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Monday, 28 August 2017

Vitamin C researchers from the Department of Pathology were featured in Radio New Zealand’s The Science Of… series this week.

Christchurch campus cookbook launched

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Thursday, 17 August 2017

A group of cancer researchers from the University's Christchurch campus have shared their favourite recipes to raise money for charity.

3D printing cancer tumours

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

An innovative cancer research technique from the Mackenzie Cancer Research Group was featured on TVNZ's 1News last night.

Christchurch cancer researcher runs for ‘awesome’ charity

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

A PhD student at the University’s Christchurch campus is not only researching the grading system for the stages of cancer, but has also raised almost $3000 for Bowel Cancer NZ – all inspired by her father’s battle with the disease.

Cancer information evening draws a crowd

Friday, 5 May 2017

The Mackenzie Cancer Research Group attracted almost 400 people in Ashburton to an information evening hosted by the local Cancer Society and the Canterbury Comprehensive Cancer Centre (C4) last night.

Christchurch cancer researchers raise funds for Cancer Society

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Thursday, 27 April 2017

A team of cancer researchers from the University’s Christchurch campus has raised almost $20,000 for the Cancer Society over the past five years by dressing up as superheroes and competing in the charity’s Relay for Life event.

The BRCA code

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Friday, 20 January 2017

Understanding the role of genetic changes, or mutations, to breast and ovarian cancer risk is the focus of Dr Logan Walker, from the University of Otago, Christchurch. His ultimate aim is to develop genetic screening tools that identify those most vulnerable to getting cancer so they can make informed decisions about treatment options.

Across the divide

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Friday, 20 January 2017

Dr Pippa Scott began her career as a vet, but has now moved on to human medicine, exploring ways to control the spread of pathogens from animals to people.

Pathology UOC News Archive

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Links to older news items from the Department of Pathology at the University of Otago, Christchurch.