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

Centre for Neuroendocrinology News and events

Karere me kā mahi


The brain's control over diabetic hearts

Shivani Sethi_thumb

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Shivani Sethi just won the 2019 PhD student speaker prize of the Otago Medical School Research Society for her work on understanding how the brain controls the autonomous nervous system driving the heart in diabetes.

Sextuple success by CNE trio

MedSci 2019 prize winners

Monday, 9 September 2019

A huge delegation of CNE members attended this year's Queenstown Research Week to present their research at the HNNA Symposium and Medical Sciences Congress. The high quality of the work resulted in 6 awards being won.

HRC grant to investigate stress in motherhood

Karl Iremonger Dave Grattan_thumb

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

Bradley Jamieson microscope_thumb

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

Kaj Kamstra looking at zebrafish_thumb

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

Richard Piet profile_thumb

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

Karl Iremonger_thumbnail

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

Allan Herbison tn

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

Joon Kim 2018_thumb

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.

View more news in our archive page