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Otago projects receive $1.64m Health Research Council funding

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Monday 31 May 2021

Better outcomes for women suffering from New Zealand’s most common gynaecological cancer and a bioactive toothpaste that will mean fewer visits to the dentist are just two University of Otago projects funded by the Health Research Council this week.

Health inequities under the microscope

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Friday 28 May 2021

Health Research Council of New Zealand’s Explorer Grant win for Dr Gabriella Lindberg. Personalised 3D tissue models are to be researched with the aim of reducing health inequities in cartilage therapies.

Career development boost for Dr Gabriella Lindberg

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Tuesday 27 April 2021

Otago’s Health Sciences Division awards Dr Gabriella Lindberg a postdoctoral fellowship. Research into the integration of cartilage bioimplants with patient’s own tissues.

Christchurch doctors develop fat-firming plastic surgery technique

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Monday 8 March 2021

The University of Otago’s Dr Khoon Lim and Mr Jeremy Simcock speak on TV’s NewsHub about their innovative fat grafting research, promising another option for reconstructive plastic surgery. Their research proposal recently won a Translational Research Grant and $50,000 funding from the University.

2020 Bioengineering Showcase goes hybrid

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Tuesday 1 December 2020

A decision was made early to offer the 2020 Bioengineering Showcase as a hybrid-platform event with physical venues in Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington, and including virtual participation using Zoom. The current covid-19 situation has invited innovative adaptation from us all!

Prize winning month for CReaTE PhD students

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Monday 30 November 2020

November has been a winning month in the CReaTE research group. Three of the group’s PhD candidates have walked away with prizes from three different research-networking events.

New Zealand MedTech Imaging Showcase announced

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Thursday 5 November 2020

The NZ MedTech Imaging Showcase will highlight the capabilities of NZ companies in the MedTech space. Find out how major companies, such as MARS Bioimaging, Volpara Health Technologies Ltd, ARANZ Medical and others are making their mark in the global arena.