University of Otago students Paul Young and Michael Price
will attend a United Nations climate change conference in
Mexico this month and are determined that climate change
issues will not be forgotten.
Two United States-based theme leaders at the Dunedin
Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit have
won a $1.3 million international prize, further boosting the
unit's overseas reputation.
companies are likely to follow up the discovery of a new drug
therapy for stroke victims by soon developing a compound more
suitable for testing in humans, University of Otago
researcher Dr Andrew Clarkson believes.
University of Otago and American researchers have discovered
a new drug therapy which could dramatically help stroke
victims by unlocking paralysed arms and legs and restoring
much of their lost mobility.
New Zealand is facing serious health problems because of the
large amounts of sugar added to processed foods and soft
drinks, University of Otago biochemist Associate Prof Tony
Merriman warned yesterday.