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October 7, 2016

Framework for biomedical research with Māori

As biomedical research practices become more sophisticated, protecting the cultural and ethical interests of those who donate tissue or take part in genomic research has become more important than ever before. The University of Waikato’s Associate Professor Maui Hudson led a Health Research Council-funded national research project to develop culturally… Read More

October 7, 2016

Otago researchers probe HPV’s manipulation of immune system

Otago researchers probe HPV’s manipulation of immune system University of Otago researchers have gained fresh insights into how one of the main viruses that cause cervical cancer evades its hosts’ immune systems. Their findings, which are published in the international journal Scientific Reports, suggest that a protein known as E7,… Read More

October 6, 2016

September Newsletter

New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) Newsletter Past issues of our newsletter have tended to focus on providing updates on NZHR’s development and activities. While we’ll continue to do this from time to time, we also want the newsletter to highlight and comment on current issues of relevance to all… Read More

October 6, 2016

Top Pacific psychologist honoured for mental health research

Waikato University research fellow Dr Byron Seiuli has been recognised for his significant contribution to supporting Pacific men facing trauma and mental health challenges. The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) presented Dr Seiuli, a counsellor of Samoan heritage, with an award as an emerging researcher at a ceremony… Read More

October 5, 2016

Dr Michael Gillam on the future of medicine

What will medicine and healthcare be like in the future? What role will technology play? How much say will patients have in their care? On computers in medicine: Michael Gillam: Just like cardiology or obstetrics or any of these other specialties, there’s now a speciality in medical informatics, as… Read More

September 12, 2016

August Update

This last month has been a pivotal one for New Zealanders for Health Research, with a number of key highlights. Our travelling roadshow networking events in Wellington, Auckland, Dunedin and Christchurch have been a real hit, and we were excited to have shared some of the results from our Roy… Read More

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