Neurosurgery

Fundraising role came unexpectedly

Fundraising role came unexpectedly

The 82-year-old spearheading the neurosurgery fundraising effort was bemused when he was asked to take the role.

Businesses in the South urged to get behind appeal

The South's business community is being urged to back the campaign to raise $3 million for neurosurgery.

Computer games' rise in elder care tipped

Computer games' rise in elder care  tipped

Computer games to stimulate, monitor and aid the elderly will become more central to providing care as the population ages, Norway-based computer scientist Dr Simon McCallum says.

Cull takes to bike to raise awareness

Cull takes to bike to raise awareness

Dunedin's mayoral car park has undergone a subtle refurbishment this week.

Research opportunities a key

Research opportunities a key

When her father's illness prompted an interest in neurology, Irene Mosley had no idea how important the medical field would be to her and those she loved.

Brain tumour led to crucial neurosurgery

Brain tumour led to crucial neurosurgery

It was during the 2010 neurosurgery campaign that Margaret Sykes started to think something was wrong with her right arm.

Unsung medical teaching trust gives $300,000

It is typical of low-key Dunedin that the work and good deeds of a 51-year-old medical teaching trust fly under the radar, Dunedin Basic Medical Science Trust chairman Richard Bunton says.

'Touching' stories behind neurosurgery donations

Fundraising for neuro-surgery is climbing, with $1,149,874 raised towards the $3 million total, project manager Irene Mosley says.

Couple supporting fundraising effort

Couple supporting fundraising effort

An undiagnosed brain tumour turned the world of Ted and Heather Turner, formerly of Palmerston, upside down.

Chair to enable new research pathways

Chair to enable new research pathways The Neurological Foundation Chair in Neurosurgery at the University of Otago will be a critical component of the Dunedin-based regional service, Matthew Haggart reports.

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