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Friday 11 September 2020 3:01pm

Members of the department have made appearances in TV and newspaper articles over the past couple of weeks, giving a spotlight to their areas of research. In case you missed it, here are the highlights:

Richard Gearry

Head of department, Professor Richard Gearry appeared on Newshub and TVNZ1 to talk about the need to fund new medications to help those suffering with inflammatory bowel disease and why a petition to PHARMAC has been launched by over 200 medical professionals.

Mike Maze

Dr Mike Maze appeared on TVNZ1 to give his thoughts on an Oxford University study, researching the healing powers of honey for treating coughs and colds. Mike also appeared on Newshub over the weekend, alongside Mark Richards, talking about the lasting effects of COVID-19 on patients' health.

Tim Prickett and Eric Espiner

Dr Tim Prickett and Professor Eric Espiner featured on Newstalk ZB, NZ Doctor online, and the Otago Daily times for their work on the importance of CNP in protecting the body from inflammation.

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