17 Nov 2022
17 November 2022 Renowned Dunedin Study wins Rutherford Medal
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Nuffield Medical Fellowship
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Lifting Of The Makutu
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Genomics Aotearoa: a step-change for NZ genomics
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Genetic testing issues to be examined at Trans-Tasman roundtable
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More news about our Genetics research
Otago researchers are working to develop a catalogue of New Zealand genomic variation to help address health inequities in this country.
Monday, 5 November 2018
Two University of Otago academics have been recognised for their achievements in the fields of mathematics and genetics, becoming centenary fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Thursday, 1 November 2018
Twenty new Fellows and three Honorary Fellows have been elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi for their distinction in research and advancement of science, technology or the humanities.
Monday, 16 July 2018
The advanced genomic tools used by a University of Otago paediatric geneticist to make world-leading discoveries on rare genetic disorders could also help improve the treatment of more common medical conditions.
Sunday, 15 July 2018
World-renowned paediatric geneticist Professor Stephen Robertson has steadily been helping unravel obscure diseases, while giving fresh hope to countless children across the planet.
Thursday, 31 May 2018
An expert in genetic conditions affecting children won one of the most prestigious prizes at the Health Research Excellence Awards in Dunedin last night.
New Zealand's newest collaborative research platform for genomics and bioinformatics research is hiring its first employees and preparing to launch its services.