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 Health Sciences public events

 
21 Apr April

Joint custody: Knee injuries explained - An Integrated Context Lecture

Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 1:00pm - Castle 1 and 2 Lecture Theatres
University of OtagO
North Dunedin

In New Zealand, knee injuries number tens of thousands each year. In this ICL we will explore the structure of the knee, the mechanics behind injuries to this joint, and how such injuries are rehabilitated by health care professionals.

22 Apr April

Joint custody: Knee injuries explained - An Integrated Context Lecture

Thursday 22 April 2021 at 12:00pm - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre
University of Otago
North Dunedin

In New Zealand, knee injuries number tens of thousands each year. In this ICL we will explore the structure of the knee, the mechanics behind injuries to this joint, and how such injuries are rehabilitated by health care professionals.

11 May May

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor David Jardine

Tuesday 11 May 2021 at 12:30pm - Rolleston Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch

Inaugural Professorial Lecture, Professor David Jardine, examines his career into general medicine and cardiology.

12 May May

The Health Sciences First Year Integrated Context Lecture Series (ICLS)

Wednesday 12 May 2021 at 1:00pm

The Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) programme includes a series of exciting new lectures that bring together content from across the HSFY papers and apply it in cutting-edge health-based scenarios. Presenting teams showcase the research expertise and professional courses at the University of Otago. These entertaining and informative lectures will have limited seats available to the public.

04 Aug August

A pain in the leg: Living with peripheral artery disease - An Integrated Context Lecture

Wednesday 4 August 2021 at 12:00pm - St David Lecture Theatre
University of Otago
North Dunedin

For the last year Mrs Adams has been experiencing cramps in her legs because some of her arteries are becoming blocked (a condition called peripheral artery disease). This lecture will discuss some of the impact this has on Mrs Adams’ life, how this disease occurs and how we can use ultrasound to assess it.

05 Aug August

A pain in the leg: Living with peripheral artery disease - An Integrated Context Lecture

Thursday 5 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Castle 1 and 2 Lecture Theatres
University of Otago
North Dunedin

For the last year Mrs Adams has been experiencing cramps in her legs because some of her arteries are becoming blocked (a condition called peripheral artery disease). This lecture will discuss some of the impact this has on Mrs Adams’ life, how this disease occurs and how we can use ultrasound to assess it.

25 Aug August

Precision medicine: From the clinic to the lab, and back again - An Integrated Context Lecture

Wednesday 25 August 2021 at 12:00pm - St David Lecture Theatre
University of Otago
North Dunedin

Explore how understanding the structure and function of proteins can help treat disease. MD and Research Professor Kurt Krause will share his personal experience in the treatment of HIV; from his clinical days when there were limited options to treat HIV to current, effective treatments that are precisely matched to each patient. We will also consider how the HIV experience influenced trial treatments for COVID-19.

26 Aug August

Precision medicine: From the clinic to the lab, and back again - An Integrated Context Lecture

Thursday 26 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Castle 1 and 2 Lecture Theatres
University of Otago
North Dunedin

Explore how understanding the structure and function of proteins can help treat disease. MD and Research Professor Kurt Krause will share his personal experience in the treatment of HIV; from his clinical days when there were limited options to treat HIV to current, effective treatments that are precisely matched to each patient. We will also consider how the HIV experience influenced trial treatments for COVID-19.

17 Nov November

Cancer Centre Tours and Careers Presentations (Auckland)

Wednesday 17 November 2021 at 4:30pm - Auckland Regional Cancer & Blood Services, Auckland City Hospital

Cancer Centre Tours and Careers Presentations for 2022 Admission to the Bachelor of Radiation Therapy.