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Liley Medal presented to Professor Michael Baker

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013

The prestigious Liley Medal 2013 was presented to Professor Michael Baker in recognition of his landmark 2012 study of infectious diseases and rising inequalities in NZ.

The end of antibiotics?

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Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Professor Kurt Krause is interviewed on the end of antibiotics and the threat of superbugs.

EU consortium investigates TB and diabetes links

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Monday, 3 December 2012

Professor Philip Hill, who has an extensive record in TB research in developing countries, will be part of a multi-disciplinary consortium exploring the link between TB and diabetes.

New Zealand's E.coli risk

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Monday, 12 September 2011

Following the outbreak in Europe, Infectious Diseases experts discuss New Zealand's E.coli risk, on TVNZ programme Close Up.

TB susceptibility linked to gene

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Monday, 16 August 2010

International health researcher, Professor Philip Hill,  is part of a consortium that has successfully used genome scanning to identify a gene associated with increased susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) in African populations.

Risk of superbug to New Zealand

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Monday, 12 April 2010

Professor Kurt Krause in interviewed on ONE News about the risk of a drug-resistant superbug travelling to New Zealand.

Health regulations tested by flu

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Monday, 4 May 2009

University of Otago Associate Professor Michael Baker says, in an Otago Daily Times report, that the swine flu outbreak is providing a major test of new international health regulations.

Using Tamiflu effectively

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Thursday, 30 April 2009

Professor Kurt Krause answers common questions about the drug Tamiflu, and how it can be best utilised against swine flu, on TVNZ's  Breakfast programme.

Tuberculosis resources poor

Monday, 27 April 2009

Guest speaker, Dr Clifton Barry, at the Webster Centre for Infectious Diseases Symposium, expressed his concern about the lack of resources to address Tb.