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Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science News

Te Tari Mātai Tukumate, Mātai Hauora Koiora – Karere

How to prepare your immunity for winter

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Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Associate Professor Anitra Carr from the Nutrition in Medicine Research Group has discussed vitamin C, micronutrients and immunity with both New Zealand and Australia media recently.

Professor David Murdoch discusses a COVID-19 vaccine

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Thursday, 16 April 2020

What is the likelihood of a COVID-19 vaccine being developed and how long will the process take? Professor David Murdoch, Dean of the University of Otago, Christchurch, addressed these questions in a recent online summit.

Leprosy research informs policy

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Friday, 28 February 2020

Leprosy continues to be a significant problem in Pacific nations such as Kiribati. Professor Steve Chambers and his University of Otago, Christchurch colleagues are helping to find the most effective public health interventions.

Why science is still working on that cure for cancer

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Monday, 3 February 2020

Two members of the Department have been featured on the front page of The Press’ Mainlander section and on the Stuff website over the weekend in an article about the changing nature of cancer research.

The link between fat cells and cancer

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Monday, 27 January 2020

The Mackenzie Cancer Research Group featured in last week’s issue of the NZ Listener in an article highlighting their research into cancer and obesity.