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Associate Professor Haxby Abbott (Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgical Sciences)

Osteoarthritis: hip and knee; Low back pain; Heel pain/'plantar fasciitis'/'tibialis posterior tendonitis'; 'Tennis elbow'/lateral elbow pain; Limited prescribing authority; Accuracy of physiotherapists' clinical examination and diagnosis; Effectiveness of physiotherapy for musculoskeletal conditions
Work: 64 3 474 0999 x 58615 | Mobile: 64 27 289 0863

Professor Tim Anderson (Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Stuttering; Laser methods of oculomotor recording; Parkinsonism and movement disorder; Eye movement in neurological diseases
Work: 64 3 3640 938, 64 3 364 0530 x 80929

Dr Fiona Doolan-Noble (General Practice and Rural Health)

Rural health; Chronic disease management; Multimorbidity; Quality improvement
Work: 64 3 479 9186

Dr James M (Jim) Faed (Pathology, Dunedin School of Medicine)

Blood transfusion medicine; Bleeding and clotting disorders; Laboratory cell culture systems; Adult stem cells
Work: 64 3 470 9364 | Home: 64 3 466 7927

Emeritus Professor Robin Fraser (Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Atherosclerosis, cholesterol and the liver

Professor Frank Frizelle (Surgery, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Management and outcomes in colorectal disease patients (especially colorectal cancer); Locally recurrent rectal cancer; Anal cancer; Diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease; Medical, legal and publication issues related to medicine and surgery;
Work: 64 3 364 0014

Professor Richard Gearry (Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Gastroenterology; Inflammatory bowel disease; Irritable bowel syndrome; Coeliac disease; Colorectal cancer; Dietary manipulation of gut symptoms
Work: 64 3 364 1567

Associate Professor Andrew Harrison (Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington)

Arthritis; Rheumatology; Medicines for arthritis; Gout; Access to treatment for rheumatic disease; Rheumatology service delivery
Work: 64 4 566 6999 | Mobile: 64 27 220 5064

Dr Paul Hessian (Medicine)

Inflammatory diseases; Gene expression in inflammation; Tissue destruction and metalloproteinases; Toll-like receptor-9 in rheumatoid arthritis; Cell motility and adhesion; S100 calcium-binding proteins; Phagocytic cells; Arthritis; Rheumatoid nodules
Work: 64 3 470 9103

Professor Brian Hyland (Physiology)

Brain reward systems; Brain mechanisms for movement control; Research into treatments for Parkinson's disease
Work: 64 3 479 7342

Dr Christopher Jackson (Medicine)

Cancer treatment; Colorectal Cancer; Cancer Research; Clinical Cancer Trials; Melanoma; Stomach Cancer; Oesophageal Cancer; Pancreatic Cancer

Associate Professor Greg Jones (Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine)

Cardiovascular genetics; Risk factors for cardiovascular disease; Population screening for vascular diseases; Abdominal aortic aneurysm; Vascular histopathology; Population epigenetics
Work: 64 3 474 0999 x 58849

Professor Richard Jones (Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Biomedical engineering; Neural engineering; Neurotechnology; Human performance engineering; Quantification of upper-limb sensory-motor & cognitive dysfunction, particularly in brain disorders (stroke, Parkinson's disease, traumatic brain injury); Off-road prediction of driving ability; Lapses of responsiveness - characteristics and detection from behavioural measures (tracking and videometrics) and electrophysiological signals (EEG, EOG); Signal processing in clinical neurophysiology; Detection of epileptic activity; Virtual-reality approaches to neurorehabilitation; Neural control of swallowing
Work: 64 3 378 6077

Dr Jacqui Keenan (Surgery, University of Otago,Christchurch)

Gut bacteria and colorectal disease
Work: 64 3 364 0570

Dr Joanna Kirman (Microbiology and Immunology)

Vaccine development; Infectious disease immunology; Tuberculosis; Bronchiolitis; Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Work: 64 3 479 7714

Dr Ramakrishnan Mani (School of Physiotherapy)

Biopsychosocial model of pain- chronic pain; Pain neurosciences: Brain and spinal cord mechanisms in chronic pain (neuroplasticity, and psychosocial factors) ; Pain mechanisms; Pain education ; Pain curriculum ; Predictors of musculoskeletal pain/disability- longitudinal studies ; Sedentary behaviour and physical activity in chronic health conditions including pain
Work: 64 3 479 3485

Dr Sue McAllister (Preventive and Social Medicine)

Work: 64 3 479 7108

Professor Ian Morison (Pathology, Dunedin School of Medicine)

Childhood leukaemia(genetics/epigenetics) Myelodysplastic syndrome (myelodysplasia); Developmental epigenetics; Placenta epigenetics; Haemochromatosis; Blood diseases ; Familial platelet disorders (genetics); Clinical laboratory diagnostics; Imprinting
Work: 64 3 479 7170

Professor Lisa Stamp (Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Gout; Arthritis
Work: 64 3 364 0253

Dr Thorsten Stanley (Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Otago, Wellington)

Neonatology; Epilepsy; Allergy; Asthma; General pediatrics
Work: 64 4 918 6142 | Mobile: 64 21 243 6632

Associate Professor Lois Surgenor (Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Eating disorders, particularly anorexia nervosa
Work: 64 3 372 0400

Dr Ayesha Verrall (Pathology and Molecular Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington)

Infectious diseases; Tuberculosis; Clinical infectious diseases; Tropical medicine
Work: 64 4 918 5936

Professor Robert Walker (Medicine)

Kidney disease, dialysis and transplantation; Cardiovascular risk factors in chronic kidney disease; Drug nephrotoxicity – drug-induced kidney injury ; Oxidative stress in Chronic Kidney Disease; Obesity and metabolic syndrome; Interventions in acute renal failure; Renal genetics and developmental abnormalities -renal cystic disease; Primary cilia and renal disease; Kidney function in endurance sports
Work: 64 3 474 0999 x 58538

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