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Christchurch Appeal Fellowships

Medical research is critical to a healthier community but funding is often all too scarce.

Fellowships provide money at crucial times in the development of future research leaders.

Donations to the Carrell-Espiner Postdoctoral Fellowships and Clinical Training Fellowships will be invested and interest used to fund Postdoctoral Fellowships or Clinical Training Fellowships for young and able science, medical, nursing or allied health graduates across all areas of health.

Robin Carrell and Eric Espiner were early members of our staff.

Robin Carrell’s research on haemoglobin in Christchurch and Cambridge University was pioneering. He was influential in the development of the Centre for Free Radical Research.

Eric Espiner is an internationally-renowned expert in heart disease and endocrinology and still works with the Christchurch Heart Institute.