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Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Te Tari Mātai Whakawhānau me ngā āhua Wāhine – Rangahau

The Department has a number of established research projects in progress, funded from a variety of sources.

Our key areas of research are:

  • Maternal and fetal medicine
  • Reproductive biology
  • Women’s health
  • Gynaecological cancer

Current research groups

Christchurch Maternal and Fetal Health Research Group

The research areas of interest are

  1. Database development
  2. Investigation into Preeclampsia
  3. Participation in Multicentre Clinical Trials

Gynaecological Cancer Research Group

The group is involved in leading local, national and international collaborative research projects in the areas of:

  1. Endometrial cancer
  2. Ovarian cancer
  3. Cervical Cancer
  4. Vulval cancer