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- Cancer research, early career researchers and connecting with friends in this newsletter
including: Distinguished Professor Dame Margaret Brimble's extensive work to create a magic bullet against cancer want to make a meaningful impact, like Tom and Chris who will cycle Tour Aotearoa to raise funds for cancer
- Predicting Cardiovascular Risks in Cancer Patients
With a deep-seated passion for improving quality of life and outcomes for cancer patients, Professor Currently that means 95,000 cancer survivors live in NZ. Apart from cancer, the greatest risk to these patients is cardiovascular disease. CVD risks are important in good-prognosis cancer patients; many will survive their cancer but suffer care for patients, their whānau, friends and communities affected by cancer.”
- Researchers offered $1.36m rescue package
“These are a wide range of projects including cancers, neurologic diseases such as Alzheimer's, heart
- News about our 'joint' health, midwifery success and more
Announcing our next free public lecture, The Quest for Improved Cancer Treatments.
- Researchers making strides in stroke, vaccine hesitancy
Read more now in the latest AMRF Newsletter. Read about the latest research and the researchers supported by donors like you including: Research with stroke patients to improve rehabilitation and recovery, sometimes using robots Young and emerging scholarship and fellowship recipients working across the spectrum of health research Emerging researchers in dementia and Parkinson's discuss their career prospects New work looking into the relationship between vaccine hesitancy and maternal health Click below to view and download the PDF newsletter
- Men's health month: Prostate cancer research
Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy diagnosed in New Zealand men. Ethnic disparities in outcomes are well documented for prostate cancer, and despite the fact that Māori The New Zealand Ministry of Health (MOH) published guidelines for prostate cancer management in September "I'm developing a New Zealand-specific prostate cancer risk calculator, which accounts for the ethnic this is frequently a manageable cancer, with timely diagnosis.
- Legacy is... medical research now
video from A/Prof Jane Alsweiler about a $2 treatment that can save babies' brains Click to learn about cancer
- Scholarships and Fellowships help start researchers off strongly
genome dysregulation: Systematic interpretation of noncoding regulatory (enhancer) mutations driving cancer
- Melanoma Awareness Week: Uniting biology and engineering for better treatment of melanoma patients
study will focus on the analysis of a newly discovered signal in the blood that could be used early in cancer "As we know for all cancer treatments, there can be significant side effects from immunotherapy and so Blenkiron is in the process of establishing her new cancer biology laboratory, focusing on the analysis our days developing new tools that could one day be used to improve the lives of people undergoing cancer Read more about Dr Blenkiron's AMRF funded skin cancer research here.
- AMRF pledges $500,000 for immediate projects
$3.5 million – granted annually for a wide range of medical research each year – including dementia, cancers