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Professor Vicky Cameron – Chasing Genes and Climbing Mountains

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Thursday 3 February 2022

Professor Vicky Cameron has devoted her distinguished University of Otago career to scientific discovery, or, in her own words, “the hunting of tiny things”- from larval tapeworms in fish, to brain cells expressing newly-described hormone genes, and culprit gene variants contributing to human heart disease.

Raising awareness of Māori heart health

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Thursday 8 July 2021

The Christchurch Heart Institute (CHI), Rangahau Manawa o Ōtautahi, is working alongside the Māori community to raise awareness of heart health and to implement research to support the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease among Māori.

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.

Keeping on track

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Friday 12 March 2021

Professor Vicky Cameron ran the Buller Half Marathon recently, coming second in the 65+ age group.

A gut response

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Friday 12 March 2021

Working in a lab to help further research into the relationship between the microbiome and cardiovascular disease, may not be how many young people would want to spend their summer.

Gold Medal for Research

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Friday 8 January 2021

Professor Chris Charles has received the University of Otago Gold Medal for Research.

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