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Andrew DayHead of Department / Cure Kids Chair of Paediatric Research at UOC


Tel +64 3 372 6718

Andrew Day trained in paediatrics in Christchurch and undertook further subspeciality training in Toronto, Canada.

After completing clinical and research training in Canada, Professor Day took up a clinical academic position at University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

He returned to the department in 2009 and was appointed to Head of Department in 2010.

Professor Day is a paediatric gastroenterologist.

Research interests

Projects focus


Wong, P. Y., Yip, C., Lemberg, D. A., Day, A. S., & Leach, S. T. (2023). Evolution of a pathogenic microbiome. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 12, 7184. doi: 10.3390/jcm12227184

Vernon-Roberts, A., Premaratne, M., Wright, R., Keenan, J. I., & Day, A. S. (2023). Profile of Helicobacter pylori infections among children in the South Island of New Zealand (2010-2021). Helicobacter, e13037. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/hel.13037

Pipicella, J. L., Vernon-Roberts, A., Dutt, S., Giles, E., Day, A. S., Connor, S. J., & Andrews, J. M. (2023). Co-design and consultation ensure consumer needs are net: Building an eHealth platform for children with inflammatory bowel disease. Digestive Diseases & Sciences, 68, 4368-4380. doi: 10.1007/s10620-023-08146-2

Robson, N., & Day, A. S. (2023). Looking for coeliac disease hiding in the family. Medical Journal of Australia. Advance online publication. doi: 10.5694/mja2.52116

Liu, G. X. H., & Day, A. S. (2023). Plant-based diets for inflammatory bowel disease: What is the evidence? Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, izad213. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ibd/izad213

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