Friday, 22 June 2018
A University of Otago research team whose ultimate goal is to restore fertility in women suffering Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), has received a significant boost with an almost $5 million grant from the Health Research Council.
Monday, 9 April 2018
Ground-breaking research out of the University of Otago is showing potential to restore fertility in women suffering Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
Wednesday, 7 February 2018
University of Otago researchers are ready to take a significant step in the development of a new natural product that could potentially prevent diabetes.
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).
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.
Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Julia Gouws has won both the BMS dean's prize for best summer scholarship report, and OMSRS summer student speaker award. How did she do it?
Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Congratulations to Professor Allan Herbison who is the recipient of two Health Research Council of NZ (HRC) Project Grants totalling almost $2.6 million.
Both projects provide 3-years of funding.
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Prof Brown has been awarded the 2017 Mortyn Jones Memorial Medal, which is awarded annually by the BSN.
Monday, 23 October 2017
Congratulations to Colin who as been chosen by the Physiological Society of NZ (PSNZ) to be the recipient of the NZ Triennial Medal.
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Congratulations to Mauro Silva, PhD student in the Department of Physiology. Mauro is supervised by Dr Rebecca Campbell.
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
The same hormone that stimulates milk production for lactation, also acts in the brain to help establish the nurturing link between mother and baby, University of Otago researchers have revealed for the first time.
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.
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!
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'.