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Prestigious award for Associate Professor Khoon Lim


Tuesday 8 March 2022

Associate Professor Khoon Lim, from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine, has been awarded the European Society for Biomaterials' coveted Jean Leray Award for 2022

Otago projects receive $1.64m Health Research Council funding

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Monday 31 May 2021

Better outcomes for women suffering from New Zealand’s most common gynaecological cancer and a bioactive toothpaste that will mean fewer visits to the dentist are just two University of Otago projects funded by the Health Research Council this week.

Health inequities under the microscope

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Friday 28 May 2021

Health Research Council of New Zealand’s Explorer Grant win for Dr Gabriella Lindberg. Personalised 3D tissue models are to be researched with the aim of reducing health inequities in cartilage therapies.

Career development boost for Dr Gabriella Lindberg

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Tuesday 27 April 2021

Otago’s Health Sciences Division awards Dr Gabriella Lindberg a postdoctoral fellowship. Research into the integration of cartilage bioimplants with patient’s own tissues.

Christchurch doctors develop fat-firming plastic surgery technique

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Monday 8 March 2021

The University of Otago’s Dr Khoon Lim and Mr Jeremy Simcock speak on TV’s NewsHub about their innovative fat grafting research, promising another option for reconstructive plastic surgery. Their research proposal recently won a Translational Research Grant and $50,000 funding from the University.