Monday, 14 December 2015 4:45pm
Dunedin cyclist Andrew Nicholson has ridden around the globe in 123 days and 50 minutes in support of Te Aho Matatū—CTCR.
His time, still to be ratified by Guinness, is nearly 3 days faster than the current World Record.
Friday, 9 October 2015 10:24am
A University of Otago scientist has led trans-Tasman research that has created the first three-dimensional image of a key protein involved in the development of blood and other cancers.
Wednesday, 9 September 2015 11:29am
Otago research investigating the role of tomatoes on the symptoms of gout has become the subject of Shakespearean sonnet.
Wednesday, 9 September 2015 1:20pm
Congratulations to Centre for Translational Cancer Research colleague Dr Chris Jackson on his appointment to Medical Director for the Cancer Society of New Zealand.
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 12:20pm
People who maintain that eating tomatoes can cause their gout to flare up are likely to welcome new University of Otago research that has, for the first time, found a biological basis for this belief.
Thursday, 13 August 2015 9:39am
Cyclist Andrew Nicholson has set off from NZ today to begin his round-the-world cycling challenge for the world record. Andrew is raising funds for CTCR—Te Aho Matatū for cancer research.
Wednesday, 8 July 2015 10:45am
Andrew Nicholson is setting off to break the Guinness World Record for circumnavigation of the world by bicycle to raise funds for Te Aho Matatū: Centre for Translational Cancer Research, New Zealand.
Monday, 29 June 2015 2:59pm
Dr Chris Jackson, oncologist, and CTCR researcher, is interviewed about the impact of a new immunotherapy drug for advanced melanoma patients.
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 9:04am
Dr Anita Dunbier will be giving a public talk about aspirin and breast cancer as part of a presentation by up-and-coming researchers at the University of Otago (The O-Zone Group).
Thursday, 18 June 2015 12:25pm
CTCR member Dr Chris Jackson talks about the role of alcohol consumption as a risk factor for cancer in a TV ONE news item.
Monday, 15 June 2015 4:13pm
Dr Anita Dunbier is interviewed in the Otago Daily Times about her research and the role of immune cells in breast cancer.
Thursday, 11 June 2015 11:11am
CTCR researchers are leading international best practice in tissue analysis that helps target effective genetic testing for the BRCA gene mutations in breast cancer.
Thursday, 4 June 2015 4:30pm
CTCR researchers' innovation and expertise has attracted significant HRC funding for translational cancer research projects in the June 2015 funding round.
Thursday, 28 May 2015 3:10pm
The University of Otago will lead three new and innovative projects aimed at engaging New Zealanders, and young people in particular, to learn more about science and technology.
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 4:12pm
CTCR established and emerging researchers were recognised with Lottery Health grants supporting research, specialist equipment, and a scholarship.
Friday, 22 May 2015 4:04pm
This conference will have a major focus on the translation of basic research to the clinic.
Tuesday, 5 May 2015 9:03pm
Novel Otago-led research, published in the journal Nature Communications, has brought new understanding of the cellular mechanisms that help plants maintain their chromosome content following sexual reproduction. And this understanding may lead to better forms of plant and crop breeding in the future.
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 2:06pm
Research by University of Otago scientists suggests a need for a fundamental rethink of the evolutionary path of enzymes, the proteins vital to all life on Earth.
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 2:33pm
Associate Professor Mik Black, CTCR researcher, is an author on a new Nature Genetics paper that increases our understanding of the complexities of skin cancer.
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 2:56pm
Centre for Translational Cancer Research's Dr Lynnette Jones, creator of the EXPINKT™ programme for breast cancer survivors, is supporting women who are experiencing significant waiting times for reconstructive surgery.
Wednesday, 1 April 2015 4:00pm
The Centre for Translational Cancer Research welcomes researchers investigating new avenues in leukaemia research. Associate Professor Julia Horsfield and her team are studying DNA organisation in the cell nucleus.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 10:25am
Colorectal cancer research was presented at the Gut Health Network public research forum on Saturday 28 March 2015.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 4:11pm
Dr Anita Dunbier is profiled in He Kitenga about her research in breast cancer including investigating a potential role for aspirin.
Monday, 23 March 2015 2:49pm
Whānau affected by hereditary cancers, and CTCR Te Aho Matatū researchers, are excited about research developments that may see preventive surgery being replaced by drug treatments.
Friday, 20 March 2015 4:30pm
Deadly familial stomach and lobular breast cancers could be successfully treated at their earliest stages, or even prevented, by existing drugs that have been newly identified by University of Otago cancer genetics researchers.
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 9:34am
CTCR researcher Dr Roslyn Kemp was recognised by the University of Otago with an award for excellence in teaching.
Friday, 20 February 2015 4:16pm
New blood tests using genomic technologies may provide a better way to assess treatments for advanced rectal cancer.
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 10:43am
CTCR Te Aho Matatū congratulates colleague Rhonda Rosengren on her promotion to professor.
Friday, 13 February 2015 1:49pm
International collaborations have led to improved calculations of the risk of CDH1 mutation carriers developing stomach and breast cancer
Friday, 13 February 2015 4:31pm
A University of Otago researcher who helped discover a key genetic mutation that causes familial stomach cancer is part of an international team that has now provided the first accurate risk estimates for those who carry it.
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:35am
Professor Kurt Krause responds to an opinion about industry's role in growing antibiotic resistance, in an interview with Kathryn Ryan on Radio NZ.