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Two winning teams from TRG competition

Thursday, 13 December 2018 10:14pm

Two winning teams have emerged from this year’s University of Otago Translational Research Grant (TRG) competition – one in Dunedin and one in Christchurch.

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Neuroscientist awarded Neurological Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Monday, 10 December 2018 10:12am

Department of Physiology researcher, Dr Joon Kim, was recently awarded a Wrightson Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand.

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Otago researchers discover a promising therapy for improving heart attack survivorship

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 10:47am

In pre-clinical trials, University of Otago researchers have discovered a promising new therapy that has the potential to be used clinically for improving survival rates for people who suffer a heart attack.

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Student research recognised internationally

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 3:56pm

Lorna Daniels was last night awarded the PhD Student Research Publication Prize at the AUPS annual meeting 2018 in Sydney.

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Otago scientists secure almost $1.6 million for heart research

Monday, 17 September 2018 12:20pm

Otago scientists secure almost $1.6 million for heart research

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$5 million boost for Otago team’s quest to restore fertility in women with disabling ovary disorder

Friday, 22 June 2018 9:58am

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.

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Otago research finds a little exercise does a lot of good for ageing muscles

Thursday, 24 May 2018 10:16am

Getting old doesn’t necessarily mean getting weak and frail – just a little bit of exercise can help maintain muscle mass and strength, Otago research has revealed.

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New clues to help restore fertility in women with disabling ovary disorder

Monday, 9 April 2018 4:58pm

Ground-breaking research out of the University of Otago is showing potential to restore fertility in women suffering Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

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Otago breakthrough in diabetic heart disease

Friday, 5 January 2018 11:26am

The molecule responsible for heart disease in diabetics has been identified by University of Otago researchers, greatly improving chances of survival.