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Centre for Neuroendocrinology News and events

Landmark study from Otago clarifies brain's role in fertility control


Friday, 10 November 2017

Crucial new information about how the brain controls fertility has been unlocked by University of Otago researchers, with their findings just published in prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).

Researcher Profile - Associate Professor Greg Anderson

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Friday, 27 October 2017

Associate Professor Greg Anderson has an eye on most aspects of neuroendocrinology. His work started with fertility, in understanding how the neurons that drive fertility are impacted by other factors; this led him to metabolism and eventually to stress.

Summer student wins Dean's prize

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Friday, 28 April 2017

Julia Gouws (Supervisor Karl Iremonger) has been awarded the BMS Dean’s Prize for the best Summer Scholarship Report for 2016/17. There were almost 50 reports to consider so this is a significant achievement, congratulations Julia.

South Island Cycle Challenge taken up by CNE

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Monday, 27 February 2017

CNE members took up the challenge from the Physiology Department of Otago University to “Test your team's heart and 'cycle' around
 the South Island of New Zealand”
…and when they say ‘cycle’ they’re talking just 10 minutes on an exercise bike—easy!

New publication is editor's choice

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Friday, 24 February 2017

In February 2017 we congratulated Dr Xander Seymour on the publication of his paper ‘Development of an excitatory kisspeptin projection to the oxytocin system in late pregnancy'.