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Dr Lavanya Ajay Sharma (Anatomy)

Prosthodontics; Biomaterials; Regenerative dentistry
Work: 64 3 479 5182

Associate Professor Greg Anderson (Anatomy)

Reproductive neuroendocrinology
Work: 64 3 479 7320 | Mobile: 64 21 0278 0819

Dr Phil Blyth (Department of the Dean, Otago Medical School)

Surgical simulation; Clinical anatomy; eLearning
Work: 64 3 479 4290 | Mobile: 64 21 299 2237

Dr Mihnea Bostina (Otago Centre for Electron Microscopy, Microbiology and Immunology)

Electron microscopy; Structural biology; Virology
Work: 64 3 479 7349

Dr Yusuf Cakmak (Anatomy)

Neuromodulation; Meditation; Acupuncture; Anatomy; Blood flow; Electrostimulation; Electroacupuncture; Nerves
Work: 64 3 479 4030

Dr Andrew Clarke (Anatomy)

Human origins; Polynesian origins; Plant evolution; Origins of crop plants; Sweet potato/kumara; Ancient DNA
Work: 64 3 479 7376

Dr Andrew Clarkson (Anatomy/Psychology)

Stroke; Drugs that enhance recovery after brain injury; Axon growth and regeneration after brain injury; Neuroprotection; Cortical plasticity; Brain repair after injury
Work: 64 3 479 7326

Professor David Grattan (Anatomy)

Regulation of body weight; Brain adaptions to pregnancy; Neuroendocrinology; Hormones and the brain; Sex differences in brain function
Work: 64 3 479 7442

Dr Sian Halcrow (Anatomy)

Study of human bones from archaeological sites; Health and disease of prehistoric infants and children; Social aspects of childhood in the past; Forensic anthropology; Biological anthropology Bioarchaeology
Work: 64 3 479 5265 | Mobile: 64 272 238 269

Associate Professor Niels Hammer (Anatomy)

Biomechanics ; Clinical anatomy ; Clinical trials ; Clinical workshops ; Mechanobiology ; Mechanical properties ; Osteology ; Plastination; Tissue engineering; Bioscaffolds ; Hip joint; Pelvis ; Spine
Work: 64 3 479 5992

Dr Bradley Hurren (Anatomy)

Anatomical sciences education; Science communication; Developmental biology; Musculoskeletal biology; Neurobiology; Reproductive biology
Work: 64 3 479 5948

Associate Professor Christine Jasoni (Anatomy)

Brain and neuroendocrine development; Axon growth and regeneration; Real-time imaging of living cells; Neuroinformatics
Work: 64 3 479 3071

Professor Gareth Jones (Bioethics Centre, Anatomy)

Bioethics - especially as related to the dead human body, human tissue, the nervous system and the human embryo; artificial reproductive technologies; stem cells; Relationship between bioethics and theology; Anatomy education; plastination exhibitions
Work: 64 3 479 7365

Dr Ruth Napper (Anatomy)

Effects of alcohol on brain development; Stereology
Work: 64 3 479 7367

Professor Helen Nicholson (Anatomy)

Clinical anatomy; Body donation; Anatomical education; Prostate biology
Work: 64 3 479 5295 | Mobile: 64 21 244 9612

Associate Professor Dorothy Oorschot (Anatomy)

Brain circuits that control movement and thought; Low oxygen injury to children during pregnancy; Anatomical nerve and glial cell measurement
Work: 64 3 479 7379

Dr Louise Parr-Brownlie (Anatomy)

Neural mechanisms of voluntary movements and changes that underlie the movement deficits of Parkinson's disease; Deep brain stimulation treatment for Parkinson's disease; Changes in the brain that underlie chronic pain, particularly complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Work: 64 3 479 4960

Mr Vivek Perumal (Anatomy)

Clinical anatomy; Medical education; E-learning
Work: 64 3 479 5145

Dr Janette Quennell (Anatomy)

Ovarian biology and function; Brain regulation of reproduction; Bodyweight and fertility; Kisspeptin and metabolism; Leptin resistance
Work: 64 3 470 3445

Professor John Reynolds (Anatomy)

Learning and memory mechanisms in the basal ganglia and cortex in the mammalian brain; Normal and disordered synaptic mechanisms in Parkinson's disease and stroke
Work: 64 3 479 5781

Dr Latika Samalia (Anatomy)

Teaching clinical anatomy
Work: 64 3 479 5145

Dr Helen Taylor (Anatomy)

Wildlife conservation; Inbreeding and inbreeding depression; Male fertility in birds; Bird reproduction; Kiwi genetics
Work: 64 3 479 7376

Dr Ming Zhang (Anatomy)

Clinical anatomy; Deep fascia; Skull base surgical anatomy; Intracranial venous drainage; Peripheral nerve block
Work: 64 3 479 7378

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