Monday, 16 October 2017 3:55pm
PhD students from the Department of Pathology were recipients of the PHARMAC Young Researcher and Oncology Trainee Travel awards at the annual New Zealand Oncology Society Conferece over the weekend.
Thursday, 7 September 2017 4:45pm
In a pilot study, breast cancer patients are wearing Fitbits to record their activity so PhD student Rebekah Crake can explore the impact of exercise on chemotherapy response.
Monday, 28 August 2017 1:49pm
Vitamin C researchers from the Department of Pathology were featured in Radio New Zealand’s The Science Of… series this week.
Thursday, 17 August 2017 2:50pm
A group of cancer researchers from the University's Christchurch campus have shared their favourite recipes to raise money for charity.
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 9:41am
An innovative cancer research technique from the Mackenzie Cancer Research Group was featured on TVNZ's 1News last night.
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 10:03pm
A PhD student at the University’s Christchurch campus is not only researching the grading system for the stages of cancer, but has also raised almost $3000 for Bowel Cancer NZ – all inspired by her father’s battle with the disease.
Thursday, 15 June 2017 9:30am
University of Otago researchers have been awarded more than $24M in new health research funding to support their world-class studies aimed at improving New Zealanders’ health and well-being.
Monday, 29 May 2017 9:52am
A University of Otago, Christchurch, discovery of missing DNA in women who develop breast cancer at a young age could hold the key to helping them beat the disease.
Friday, 5 May 2017 9:01am
The Mackenzie Cancer Research Group attracted almost 400 people in Ashburton to an information evening hosted by the local Cancer Society and the Canterbury Comprehensive Cancer Centre (C4) last night.
Wednesday, 3 May 2017 6:31pm
Vitamin C researchers from the Department of Pathology presented to a packed audience at the UOC Health Lecture Series last night.
Thursday, 27 April 2017 12:15pm
A team of cancer researchers from the University’s Christchurch campus has raised almost $20,000 for the Cancer Society over the past five years by dressing up as superheroes and competing in the charity’s Relay for Life event.
Friday, 10 March 2017 9:55am
Department of Pathology staff and research groups won a number of awards at the UOC 2017 Academic Welcome.
Friday, 27 January 2017 4:15pm
Summer student Linda Buss has won the 2016-17 Best Laboratory Prize for her project, Can we slow down breast cancer using vitamin C?
Friday, 20 January 2017 4:06pm
Understanding the role of genetic changes, or mutations, to breast and ovarian cancer risk is the focus of Dr Logan Walker, from the University of Otago, Christchurch. His ultimate aim is to develop genetic screening tools that identify those most vulnerable to getting cancer so they can make informed decisions about treatment options.