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13th November, 2017

Otago study could mean hope for infertile couples

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.

13th November, 2017

Phenomenal success for Physiology researchers in latest Marsden funding round

Four 3-year project grants were awarded to Department of Physiology researchers in this year’s Marsden Fund - totalling over $3.8M.

25th October, 2017

Charlotte Steel, BSc (Hons) NEUR student in the Department has gained a Cambridge Rutherford Memorial PhD Scholarship

Our congratulations to Charlotte who is currently completing a BSc (Hons) degree in Neuroscience in the Department of Physiology with supervisor Assoc Prof Phil Sheard.

8th September, 2017

PhD student wins two awards at Queenstown Research Week

Congratulations to Mauro Silva, PhD student in the Department of Physiology. Mauro is supervised by Dr Rebecca Campbell.

8th September, 2017

Triennial Medal awarded to Professor Colin Brown

Congratulations to Colin who as been chosen by the Physiological Society of NZ (PSNZ) to be the recipient of the NZ Triennial Medal.

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Associate Professor Rajesh Katare

Rajesh Katare

Dhananjie Chandrasekera

Dhananjie Chandrasekera

Nilanjan Ghosh

Nilanjan Ghosh

Jason Lew

Jason Lew

Ryan McQuaig

Ryan McQuaig

Joshua Neale

Joshua Neale

Jaya Papannarao

Jaya Papannarao

Nima Purvis

Nima Purvis

Ramakanth Satthenapalli

Ramakanth Satthenapalli

Eugene Saw

Eugene Saw

Associate Professor Rajesh Katare

Rajesh Katare

Associate Professor

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4797292
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: rajesh.katare@otago.ac.nz

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Dhananjie Chandrasekera

Dhananjie Chandrasekera

MSc Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: chadh653@student.otago.ac.nz

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Nilanjan Ghosh

Nilanjan Ghosh

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: ghoni716@student.otago.ac.nz

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Jason Lew

Jason Lew

PhD student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: lewka623@student.otago.ac.nz

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Ryan McQuaig

Ryan McQuaig

BMedSc (Hons) Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: mcqry184@student.otago.ac.nz

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Joshua Neale

Joshua Neale

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

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Jaya Papannarao

Jaya Papannarao

Assistant Research Fellow/PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: jaya.bellaepapannarao@otago.ac.nz

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Nima Purvis

Nima Purvis

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 470 3417
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: purni733@student.otago.ac.nz

Thesis topic: Pathophysiology role of microRNAs in cardiac stem cells in regeneration of the diseased heart

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Ramakanth Satthenapalli

Ramakanth Satthenapalli

PhD student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7572
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: satve270@student.otago.ac.nz

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Eugene Saw

Eugene Saw

PhD Student/Research Assistant

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: saweu240@student.otago.ac.nz

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Physiology is the stepchild of medicine. That is why Cinderella often turns out the queen.

Martin H. Fischer