Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

Exceptional PhD theses in the Division of Health Sciences (2007)

Ahmad Anjomshoaa

Thesis title: Prognostic significance of a gene proliferation signature in colorectal cancer
Primary Supervisor: Professor Anthony Reeve

For more information on Ahmad Anjomshoaa's work, please contact the Department of Biochemistry by emailing

Sharon Gardiner

Thesis title: Pharmacogenetics, drug metabolism and clinical practice
Primary supervisor: Professor Evan Begg

To learn more about Sharon's research please contact the Medicine Department at University of Otago, Christchurch by emailing

Paul Johnston

Thesis title: Molecular characterisation of Chromatin Introgressed from Hordeum Bulbosum L. into Hordeum vulgare L.
Primary Supervisor: Associate Professor Kevin Farnden

For more information on Paul's work, please contact the Department of Biochemistry by emailing

Rosalina Richards

Thesis title: Factors influencing physical activity participation during adolescence and young adulthood
Primary Supervisor: Dr Anthony Reeder

For more information on Rosalina Richards' work, please contact the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine emailing

Dr Andrew Smith

Thesis title: Exhaled nitric oxide measurements in the diagnosis and management of asthma
Primary Supervisor: Professor Robyn Taylor

For more information on Dr Andrew Smith's work, please contact the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences by emailing

Callum Smits

Thesis title: Structures of the pro-survival protein A1 in comples with BH3-domain peptides
Primary Supervisor: Dr Catherine Day

For more information on Callum Smits' work, please contact the Department of Biochemistry by emailing

Alexandra Vranyac-Tramoundanas

Thesis title: Domoic acid-induced cardiac damage: an in vitro and in vivo investigation
Primary Supervisor: Dr Ivan Sammut

For more information on Alexandra Vranyac-Tramoundanas' work, please contact the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology by emailing

Axel Zeitler

Thesis title: Physical characterisation of pharmaceutical solids by Terahertz pulsed spectroscopy and imaging
Primary supervisor, Professor Thomas Rades

To learn more about Axel's research please contact the School of Pharmacy by emailing