University of Otago

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Organization: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Top Publications

  1. doi Effect of a relatively high-protein, high-fiber diet on body composition and metabolic risk factors in overweight women
    L Te Morenga
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1323-31. 2010
  2. doi E-cadherin deficiency initiates gastric signet-ring cell carcinoma in mice and man
    Bostjan Humar
    Cancer Genetics Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Cancer Res 69:2050-6. 2009
  3. ncbi Bleeding events in patients receiving enoxaparin for the management of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTEACS) at Dunedin Public Hospital, New Zealand
    Hesham Al-Sallami
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:87-95. 2008
  4. doi Increased expression, but not postsynaptic localisation, of ionotropic glutamate receptors during the late-phase of long-term potentiation in the dentate gyrus in vivo
    Jeremy T T Kennard
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, Brain Health and Repair Research Centre, Otago School of Medical Sciences, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Neuropharmacology 56:66-72. 2009
  5. ncbi The role of the New Zealand Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme in identification of previously unrecognised signals of adverse drug reactions
    David W J Clark
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medical Sciences, Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Curr Drug Saf 1:169-78. 2006
  6. doi Association between the number of home injury hazards and home injury
    Michael D Keall
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    Accid Anal Prev 40:887-93. 2008
  7. doi Intelligent smoothing using hierarchical Bayesian models
    Patrick Graham
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Epidemiology 19:493-5. 2008
  8. doi Cardiorespiratory and cerebrovascular responses to hyperoxic and hypoxic rebreathing: effects of acclimatization to high altitude
    Philip N Ainslie
    Department of Physiology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 161:201-9. 2008
  9. pmc Personality factors as predictors of persistent risky driving behavior and crash involvement among young adults
    Pauline Gulliver
    Dunedin School of Medicine, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 13:376-81. 2007
  10. ncbi Host specificity under molecular and experimental scrutiny
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 24:24-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi Effect of a relatively high-protein, high-fiber diet on body composition and metabolic risk factors in overweight women
    L Te Morenga
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1323-31. 2010
    ..Diets that focus on substantially altering macronutrient distribution rather than energy restriction are promising alternatives, but have generally included large amounts of protein, fiber or fat...
  2. doi E-cadherin deficiency initiates gastric signet-ring cell carcinoma in mice and man
    Bostjan Humar
    Cancer Genetics Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Cancer Res 69:2050-6. 2009
    ..Together, these findings provide compelling evidence for a deficiency in cell-to-cell adhesion being sufficient to initiate diffuse gastric cancer in the absence of hyperproliferation and beta-catenin activation...
  3. ncbi Bleeding events in patients receiving enoxaparin for the management of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTEACS) at Dunedin Public Hospital, New Zealand
    Hesham Al-Sallami
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:87-95. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence of bleeding associated with the use of enoxaparin in NSTEACS at Dunedin Public Hospital (DPH) and to identify bleeding risk factors in this patient group...
  4. doi Increased expression, but not postsynaptic localisation, of ionotropic glutamate receptors during the late-phase of long-term potentiation in the dentate gyrus in vivo
    Jeremy T T Kennard
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, Brain Health and Repair Research Centre, Otago School of Medical Sciences, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Neuropharmacology 56:66-72. 2009
    ..These data suggest that the late-phase LTP is not mediated by an overt increase in the AMPAR content of perforant path synapses. The increase in surface expression NMDARs may influence thresholds for future plasticity events...
  5. ncbi The role of the New Zealand Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme in identification of previously unrecognised signals of adverse drug reactions
    David W J Clark
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medical Sciences, Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Curr Drug Saf 1:169-78. 2006
    ..Through these activities, the New Zealand IMMP provides an ongoing contribution to safety in the use of medicines...
  6. doi Association between the number of home injury hazards and home injury
    Michael D Keall
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    Accid Anal Prev 40:887-93. 2008
    ..There are a number of potentially confounding factors that may affect relationships found between the existence of home hazards and injury occurrence. These need to be taken into account when future evaluations are planned...
  7. doi Intelligent smoothing using hierarchical Bayesian models
    Patrick Graham
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Epidemiology 19:493-5. 2008
    ..The posterior estimates are more precise and generally have lower mean-squared error than traditional data summaries, and yet are not strictly constrained to follow a posited prior model form...
  8. doi Cardiorespiratory and cerebrovascular responses to hyperoxic and hypoxic rebreathing: effects of acclimatization to high altitude
    Philip N Ainslie
    Department of Physiology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 161:201-9. 2008
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  9. pmc Personality factors as predictors of persistent risky driving behavior and crash involvement among young adults
    Pauline Gulliver
    Dunedin School of Medicine, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 13:376-81. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between personality factors assessed during adolescence and persistent risky driving behavior and traffic crash involvement among young adults...
  10. ncbi Host specificity under molecular and experimental scrutiny
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 24:24-8. 2008
    ..Here, the prospects offered by both approaches, as well as their limitations, are highlighted...
  11. ncbi Risky knowledges: the sociocultural impacts of personal genetics in a knowledge-driven economy
    Michael Legge
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 120:U2736. 2007
    ..In this short communication we consider some of the implications relating to predictive genetic testing in the public domain...
  12. pmc Vitamin and mineral supplements in pregnancy and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a case-control study
    John D Dockerty
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:136. 2007
    ..The present study tested that association...
  13. pmc Patterns of conservation and change in honey bee developmental genes
    Peter K Dearden
    Laboratory for Evolution and Development, Biochemistry Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand
    Genome Res 16:1376-84. 2006
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  14. ncbi A likelihood ratio test for mixture effects
    Jeff Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Behav Res Methods 38:92-106. 2006
    ..A freely available computer program, called MIXTEST, can be used both to carry out the likelihood ratio test and to conduct simulations evaluating the performance of the test within various settings...
  15. doi Abnormal response to failure in unmedicated major depression
    Katie M Douglas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 119:92-9. 2009
    ..That is, a rapid deterioration of performance after receiving feedback that an error was made on the previous task. We aimed to examine this phenomenon in unmedicated, depressed outpatients...
  16. doi The beta-agonist saga and its clinical relevance: on and on it goes
    D Robin Taylor
    Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:976-8. 2009
    ..Clinicians need to be aware of how to identify and manage patients for whom beta-agonist treatment is a problem rather than a solution. They constitute a small but important subgroup of patients with difficult asthma...
  17. doi Examining the interaction between food outlets and outdoor food advertisements with primary school food environments
    Mat Walton
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington 6242, New Zealand
    Health Place 15:811-8. 2009
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  18. ncbi New Zealand men's health care: are we meeting the needs of men in general practice?
    Eileen McKinlay
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, University of Otago, Wellington
    J Prim Health Care 1:302-10. 2009
    ..To describe and compare how men and health professionals perceive men's health and health care...
  19. doi Evidence-based nutrition: Does it differ from evidence-based medicine?
    Jim I Mann
    Department of Human Nutrition and Edgar National Centre for Diabetes and Obesity Research, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Ann Med 42:475-86. 2010
    ..However, policy recommendations are important since they have the potential to create environments which are conducive to the behavioural changes required for improved nutrition...
  20. doi Hypothiocyanous acid is a potent inhibitor of apoptosis and caspase 3 activation in endothelial cells
    Stephanie M Bozonet
    Free Radical Research Group, Pathology Department, University of Otago at Christchurch, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Free Radic Biol Med 49:1054-63. 2010
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  21. doi Changes in the timed finger-to-nose task performance following exercise of different intensities
    S John Sullivan
    Centre for Physiotherapy Research, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Sports Med 45:46-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of different levels of exercise intensity on the timed finger-to-nose (FTN) task, a measure of upper limb coordination included in the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT2)...
  22. pmc Randomized controlled trial comparing flexible and continuous positive airway pressure delivery: effects on compliance, objective and subjective sleepiness and vigilance
    Jessie Bakker
    WellSleep Sleep Investigation Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Sleep 33:523-9. 2010
    ..Many studies thus far have suffered from design limitations and small sample sizes. This study aimed to compare compliance with C-Flex and CPAP, as well as analyzing objective and subjective sleepiness and vigilance...
  23. doi Value for money - recasting the problem in terms of dynamic access prioritisation
    William J Taylor
    Rehabilitation Teaching and Research Unit, University of Otago Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    Disabil Rehabil 32:1020-7. 2010
    ..To develop an approach for achieving value for money in rehabilitation based on dynamic prioritisation of access to services according to individual capacity to benefit...
  24. doi Oligonucleotide array outperforms SNP array on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded clinical samples
    Soroush Nasri
    Cancer Genetics Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 198:1-6. 2010
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  25. doi Kinetics and mechanisms of the reaction of hypothiocyanous acid with 5-thio-2-nitrobenzoic acid and reduced glutathione
    Peter Nagy
    Department of Pathology, University of Otago Christchurch, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Chem Res Toxicol 22:1833-40. 2009
    ..As the reaction occurs strictly with the thiolate, this oxidant should selectively target proteins containing low pK(a) thiols...
  26. pmc Influence of natriuretic peptide receptor-1 on survival and cardiac hypertrophy during development
    Nicola J A Scott
    Department of Medicine, University of Otago Christchurch, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1792:1175-84. 2009
    ..The decreased viability of Npr1(-/-)embryos may result from a combination of cardiomegaly and dysregulated Cx43 protein affecting cardiac contractility...
  27. ncbi Drug quality in South Africa: perceptions of key players involved in medicines distribution
    Aarti Patel
    Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:547-60. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to explore pharmaceutical manufacturers', distributors' and providers' perceptions of drug quality in South Africa and how they ensure the quality of drugs during the distribution process...
  28. doi Effects of film coating thickness and drug layer uniformity on in vitro drug release from sustained-release coated pellets: a case study using terahertz pulsed imaging
    Louise Ho
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Pharm 382:151-9. 2009
    ..TPI proved to be highly suitable to detect non-homogeneities in the drug layer and polymeric film coating...
  29. doi Impaired eye movements in post-concussion syndrome indicate suboptimal brain function beyond the influence of depression, malingering or intellectual ability
    Marcus H Heitger
    Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, 66 Stewart Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
    Brain 132:2850-70. 2009
    ..Measurement of oculomotor function may be of value in PCS cases with a high symptom load but an otherwise unremarkable assessment profile. Routine oculomotor testing should be feasible in centres with existing access to this technology...
  30. doi The Morscher Press Fit acetabular component: a nine- to 13-year review
    D P Gwynne-Jones
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dunedin Hospital, Great King Street, Dunedin 9024, New Zealand
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:859-64. 2009
    ..Kaplan-Meier survival curves at 13 years showed survival of 96.8% (95% confidence interval 90.2 to 99.0) for revision for any cause and of 95.7% (95% confidence interval 88.6 to 98.4) for any acetabular re-operation...
  31. ncbi Questionnaire to aid priority and outcomes assessment in gallstone disease
    Tina Y T Chen
    Section of Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    ANZ J Surg 76:569-74. 2006
    ..We aimed to develop and validate a patient questionnaire for determining the effect of gallstone disease on quality of life (QOL) and evaluate its potential role in appraising prioritization and outcomes from surgery...
  32. ncbi How many antibiotic prescriptions are unsubsidised in New Zealand?
    Pauline Norris
    School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 119:U1951. 2006
    ..To determine the proportion of prescriptions for antibiotics which were unsubsidised, in one town in one year, and to use this to develop a model which could be used to estimate the number of unsubsidised prescriptions...
  33. ncbi Autopsy case of microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial "dwarfism" type II
    Ryuji Fukuzawa
    Department of Pediatrics, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Med Genet 113:93-6. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that impairment of chondrocytic formation and differentiation is the major pathogenesis of MOPD type II...
  34. ncbi A group of deuterostome Ty3/ gypsy-like retrotransposons with Ty1/ copia-like pol-domain orders
    T J D Goodwin
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Cumberland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Mol Genet Genomics 267:481-91. 2002
    ..Some of the newly identified elements appear to be structurally intact and may still be active. The identification of this group challenges some previously held beliefs concerning the structure and evolution of LTR retrotransposons...
  35. ncbi Serious facial fractures in New Zealand from 1979 to 1998
    J Kieser
    Department of Oral Sciences and Orthdontics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:206-9. 2002
    ..5/100,000) which is consistent with similar data from South Africa and the USA. The rates of fracture in Maori (68.1/100,000) were approximately twice those of Pacific Islanders (37/100,000) or other ethnic groups (34.2/100,000)...
  36. ncbi Hitch-hiking parasite: a dark horse may be the real rider
    K N Mouritsen
    Department of Marine Ecology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, Finlandsgade 14, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Int J Parasitol 31:1417-20. 2001
    ..no. 15 (Parassitologia 22 (1980) 1). As opposed to the latter species, Maritrema subdolum does not express the appropriate cercarial behaviour for hitch-hiking...
  37. ncbi Low self-esteem and hopelessness in childhood and suicidal ideation in early adulthood
    R McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:281-91. 2001
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  38. ncbi Vertebrate LTR retrotransposons of the Tf1/sushi group
    M Butler
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Mol Evol 52:260-74. 2001
    ..This suggests that members of the Tf1/sushi group are present as functional elements (or incorporated as partial elements into host genes) in diverse vertebrate lineages...
  39. ncbi Spatial conceptual influences on the coordination of bimanual actions: when a dual task becomes a single task
    E A Franz
    Department of Psychology, Box 56, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Mot Behav 33:103-12. 2001
    ..The authors conclude that a dual task becomes a single task, and interlimb interference is reduced, when the spatial patterns produced by the 2 hands form a geometric arrangement that can be conceptualized as a unified representation...
  40. ncbi Parasites and low temperatures
    D A Wharton
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Parasitology 119:S7-17. 1999
    ..Exposure to low temperatures may occur within the carcass of the host and this may be of epidemiological significance if the parasite can be transmitted via the consumption of the carcass...
  41. ncbi Variations in self-reported health status: results from a New Zealand survey
    N Devlin
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine
    N Z Med J 113:517-20. 2000
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  42. ncbi Keratin 20 is a specific marker of submicroscopic lymph node metastases in colorectal cancer: validation by K-RAS mutations
    K Yun
    Oncology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Pathol 191:21-6. 2000
    ..These results further validate K20 as a marker by providing greater certainty that what is being detected represents occult metastatic disease...
  43. pmc The role of physical and psychological factors in occupational low back pain: a prospective cohort study
    A M Feyer
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 57:116-20. 2000
    ..To examine risk factors for onset of low back pain (LBP) in healthcare workers...
  44. ncbi Activated charcoal supercedes ipecac as gastric decontaminant
    J S Fountain
    National Poisons and Hazardous Chemicals Information Centre, Dunedin School of Medicine, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 111:402-4. 1998
    ..This article outlines the relative merits of syrup of ipecacuanha and activated charcoal, and concludes that the latter is preferable in many respects. Details of its appropriate administration are discussed...
  45. ncbi Variations in oxidative enzyme type profiles among prenatal rat lumbar motoneurons
    P W Sheard
    Developmental Biology Unit, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 103:67-75. 1997
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  46. ncbi Were NZ's structural changes to the welfare state in the early 1990s associated with a measurable increase in oral health inequalities among children?
    W M Thomson
    School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:525-30. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that the 1990-91 social and economic policy changes in New Zealand were associated with a subsequent increase in socioeconomic and ethnic inequalities in the dental caries experience of five-year-old children...
  47. ncbi Registered and unregistered patients in general practice: implications for primary health organisations
    Andrew Tomlin
    RNZCGP Research Unit, Department of General Practice, Dunedin School of Medicine, Dunedin, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U684. 2003
    ..To describe differences between registered and unregistered patients in New Zealand general practice and assess patient registers prior to enrollment in primary health organisations (PHOs)...
  48. pmc Missing cyclists
    J D Langley
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 9:376-9. 2003
    ..3) To determine the degree to which under-reporting of serious crashes involving cyclists and motor vehicles on public roads is associated with various demographic, environmental, and injury factors...
  49. pmc Breast feeding is related to C reactive protein concentration in adult women
    M J A Williams
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, 201 Great King Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:146-8. 2006
    ..To assess the influence of infant breast feeding on C reactive protein (CRP), a marker of low grade inflammation associated with cardiovascular mortality independent of serum cholesterol concentrations...
  50. ncbi Expression of mRNA for prolactin receptor (long form) in dopamine and pro-opiomelanocortin neurones in the arcuate nucleus of non-pregnant and lactating rats
    I C Kokay
    Centre for Neuroendocrinology and Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Neuroendocrinol 17:827-35. 2005
    ..Moreover, the persistent expression of PRL-R(L) in arcuate neuroendocrine circuits suggests that PRL-R-mediated signalling continues to be important in these neurones during lactation...
  51. ncbi Oral vaccination of mice with lipid-encapsulated Mycobacterium bovis BCG: anatomical sites of bacterial replication and immune activity
    Frank E Aldwell
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Immunol Cell Biol 83:549-53. 2005
    ..Possible patterns of lymphocyte sensitization and trafficking are discussed...
  52. ncbi Mitochondrial ultrastructure and apoptotic protein expression in the vestibular nucleus complex following unilateral labyrinthectomy
    John C Ashton
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Brain Res 1055:165-70. 2005
    ..However, we did detect a small but statistically significant upregulation of the anti-apoptotic protein Bcl-2 in the contralateral VNC at 10 h post-UL...
  53. ncbi The potential role for statins in the treatment of multiple sclerosis
    Cynthia L Darlington
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 6:667-71. 2005
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  54. ncbi Microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA analyses of the genetic structure of blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus) nurseries in the northwestern Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Sea
    D B Keeney
    Fisheries and Illinois Aquaculture Center, Department of Zoology, Life Sciences II, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1125 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901 6511, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:1911-23. 2005
    ..Philopatry has produced multiple reproductive stocks of this commercially important shark species throughout the range of this study...
  55. ncbi Does vestibular damage cause cognitive dysfunction in humans?
    Paul F Smith
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Vestib Res 15:1-9. 2005
    ..These findings may be related to the observation that patients with vestibular deficits experience a high incidence of depression and anxiety disorders...
  56. ncbi The PRP8 inteins in Cryptococcus are a source of phylogenetic and epidemiological information
    Margaret I Butler
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Fungal Genet Biol 42:452-63. 2005
    ..neoformans/C. gattii group. It is therefore probable that the C. neoformans/C. gattii mini-intein was derived from horizontal transfer in which C. laurentii or another intein-containing species was the source...
  57. pmc Mice fed lipid-encapsulated Mycobacterium bovis BCG are protected against aerosol challenge with Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Frank E Aldwell
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Infect Immun 73:1903-5. 2005
    ..These results are consistent with the induction of tuberculin-specific cell-mediated immune responses...
  58. ncbi Child dental caries patterns described using a combination of area-based and household-based socio-economic status measures
    W Murray Thomson
    Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Community Dent Health 21:285-90. 2004
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  59. ncbi Interest and participation in selected sports among New Zealand adolescents
    Rosalina Richards
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin Medical School, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U906. 2004
    ..The current study aims to describe participation and interest in 18 selected popular sports among a large sample of New Zealand adolescents with the goal of identifying opportunities for increasing youth participation in physical activity...
  60. ncbi The bitewing radiograph as an assessment tool in fixed prosthodontics
    D G Purton
    Department of Oral Rehabilitation, University of Otago School of Dentistry, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Oral Rehabil 31:562-7. 2004
    ..The experienced practitioner may intuitively include tooth and pulp morphology in treatment planning, but this appears not to be taught or documented in textbooks...
  61. ncbi Post mortem cohabitation-shell growth as a measure of elapsed time: a case report
    K J Dennison
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Forensic Sci Int 139:249-54. 2004
    ..The presence of a well-established mollusc colony on the vault allowed us to establish a minimum elapsed time since death. Such a cross-disciplinary co-operative study is of great advantage in expediting a satisfactory conclusion...
  62. pmc Mode of action of a lysostaphin-like bacteriolytic agent produced by Streptococcus zooepidemicus 4881
    R S Simmonds
    Department of Microbiology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Appl Environ Microbiol 62:4536-41. 1996
    ..S. pyogenes, Streptococcus gordonii, Streptococcus oralis, S. mutans, and Streptococcus rattus has been evaluated...

Research Grants7

  1. Pandemic influenza control at the borders of island countries and in household
    Michael Baker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from the housing cohort would be used to guide advice about reducing influenza transmission in households, particularly in terms of crowding levels and exposure to active and passive smoking. ..
  2. Fungal transporters: from resistance to new antifungals
    Richard Cannon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will increase our understanding of efflux pump structure and function and identify pump inhibitors that could lead to new therapies for patients with opportunistic fungal infections. ..