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HRC grant to investigate stress in motherhood

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Friday, 5 July 2019

Dr Karl Iremonger is interested in the brain circuits that regulate stress. Together with Prof Dave Grattan (Associate Investigator) he has now received funding from the New Zealand Health Research Council to investigate the neuronal mechanisms that control the changes in behaviour and stress levels during pregnancy and early motherhood over a period of 3 years.

Student success at the 2019 BHRC Symposium

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Wednesday, 12 June 2019

PhD student Bradley Jamieson won the award for best oral presentation at the Brain Health Research Centre (BHRC) Symposium 2019 for his work on the regulation of fertility by the brain’s clock. Shivani Sethi took home the trophy for the best poster presentation of her PhD work on the brain networks that are involved in altered autonomous nervous system activity in diabetes.

Student wins prize for work on zebrafish

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Thursday, 30 May 2019

Kaj Kamstra just won a prize for his 3-minute presentation about his PhD work with zebrafish at the Postgraduate Symposium of the School of Biomedical Sciences.

Researcher Profile - Dr Richard Piet

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Dr Richard Piet is one of the recent researchers to become a principal investigator in the Centre for Neuroendocrinology. “My research focuses on the neurophysiological regulation of the circadian clock,” Richard says, “and how that rhythm might impact reproduction.”

Researcher Profile - Dr Karl Iremonger

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Friday, 4 January 2019

The work of Dr Karl Iremonger’s laboratory provides insight into the neural systems that control stress and the changes that may occur in stress-related disorders.

Researcher Profile - Professor Allan Herbison

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Professor Allan Herbison is a neuroendocrinologist working with some of the strangest cells in the human body; gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons.

Neurological Foundation awards fellowship to CNE postdoc

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Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Dr Joon Kim has secured 2 years of funding for a postdoctoral fellowship from the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand. The grant will help elucidating the role of stress-responsive neurons in the brain.

Dr Rosie Brown is new Sir Charles Hercus Fellow

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Monday, 26 November 2018

The New Zealand Health Research Council has just awarded Dr Rosie Brown with one of this year’s Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowships for her project “The neurobiology of maternal care; understanding the critical role of prolactin”.

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