(This article is based on material supplied by the US Government National Institutes of Health).
Adrienne Kohler, communications manager for the Neurological Foundation and Dr Bronwen Connor, an Associate Professor in Pharmacology and head of the Neural Repair and Neurogenesis laboratory at the University of Auckland appeared on Media 7 to discuss media coverage of stem cell treatments clincs.
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HRC's Liley Medal awarded for work on neurodevelopmental risk in preterm infants.
Predicting neurodevelopmental risk in children born very premature has earned Associate Professor Lianne Woodward from the University of Canterbury the HRC's prestigious Liley Medal for health research.
The medal was presented to Associate Professor Woodward at the New Zealand Science Honours dinner held on 15 November 2006 by Lady Margaret Liley and assisted by Dr John Hay, Deputy Chair of the HRC Board.
The Neurological Foundation of New Zealand fully supported Peter Jackson’s and Fran Walsh’s decision to donate money to stem cell research at the University of California.
“Mr Jackson obviously recognises the crucial need to fund this type of research and we respect his decision to support the facility of his choice,” said Neurological Foundation executive director Max Ritchie.
Otago research teams investigating different aspects of learning and memory are among grant recipients in the Neurological Foundation’s latest funding round announced on July 4.
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A Neurological Foundation grant announced on July 4 has come at a crucial point for a team of Otago University researchers.