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2016 Mackenzie Cancer Research Group news

PhD student wins PSOC's Best Exit Seminar award

Friday, 16 December 2016 11:08am

The Postgraduate Student Otago (Christchurch) association's annual award for the Best Exit Seminar was presented to PhD student Vanessa Lattimore.

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UORG funding for ascorbate and chemotherapy interactions

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 4:43pm

Congratulations to Associate Professor Gabi Dachs who has been awarded funding in the latest University of Otago Research Funding round.

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Cancer research showcased at UOC Health Research Open Day

Monday, 19 September 2016 12:02pm

We showcased our research and laboratories to the people of Christchurch at the UOC Health Research Open Day on Sunday.

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Dad’s cancer journey inspires student’s PhD research

Monday, 22 August 2016 11:22am

Bailey Kennedy shared with The Press and about how her father’s battle with colorectal cancer inspired her to undertake her PhD on the disease.

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CMRF funding success for a Mackenzie Principal Investigator

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 8:09am

Congratulations to Principal Investigator Dr Margaret Currie who was one of the seven recipients of Canterbury Medical Research Foundation grants in the latest funding round.

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Research showcased at Cancer Society Information Evening

Friday, 22 July 2016 11:33am

The Mackenzie Cancer Research Group showcased some of their research at an information evening hosted the Cancer Society at the St Andrew’s College Centennial Chapel on the 20 July 2017.

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Obesity's impact on breast cancer

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 8:27am

A team of specialist cancer researchers have joined forces to focus on the impact of obesity on breast cancer.

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Will eating cake give me cancer?

Thursday, 14 April 2016 8:10am

Dr Logan Walker gave a public lecture discussing a number of cancer myths, answering questions such as 'will eating cake give me cancer?'

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The Mackenzie Marvels raise money for cancer research

Monday, 7 March 2016 2:20pm

The Mackenzie Cancer Research Group participated in the Cancer Society’s Relay for Life for the fourth year in a row to celebrate cancer survivors and caregivers, remember loved ones lost to cancer and to fight cancer back by raising awareness and funds to support the work of the Cancer Society and cancer research.

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Assistant Research Fellow begins PhD study

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 8:07am

Assistant Research Fellow George Wiggins is starting his PhD on gene expression variability in breast tumour development with the Mackenzie Cancer Research Group. 

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Cancer genetics Principal Investigator on One News

Monday, 18 January 2016 2:08pm

Dr Logan Walker featured in an item about access to genetic testing on TVNZ's One News on Sunday 17 January 2016.