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Vitamin C community outreach

Learn more about vitamin C and our research by watching and listening to our public health lectures and media appearances.

High dose Vitamin C clinical trial underway 

Associate Professor Anitra Carr was interviewed by Jesse Mulligan in June 2018 about trialing the use of intravenous high dose Vitamin C for patients with sepsis in Christchurch Hospital.

The science of... vitamin C

Professor Margreet Vissers and Associate Professors Anitra Carr and Gabi Dachs featured on Radio New Zealand's The science of... series in August 2017 to discuss their vitamin C research.

Vitamin C's disease fighting material

Listen to Jesse Mulligan from Radio New Zealand interview Associate Professor Anitra Carr in May 2017 about the benefits of vitamin C and why humans need it.

Vitamin C: snake oil or a valid therapy for infection and cancer

In May 2017 Associate Professors Gabi Dachs and Anitra Carr co-presented a UOC Health Lecture about vitamin C and the research taking place at the University of Otago, Christchurch campus.

Health and immune function benefits of kiwifruit-derived vitamin C

Associate Professor Anitra Carr presented at the 1st International Symposium on Kiwifruit.

Overview of the health benefits of vitamin C

Watch Professor Margreet Vissers' presentation at the 1st International Symposium on Kiwifruit

Unravelling life's secrets: Immunity, cancer & vitamin C

Watch Professor Margreet Vissers' Inaugral Professorial Lecture given in the Rolleston Lecture Theatre in April 2014.