The object of the Otago Medical Research Foundation is:
The furtherance of medical research in Otago
The Otago Medical Research Foundation is dedicated to supporting important medical research carried out in the Otago region, and encouraging young and gifted people to engage in research. We provide scholarships and small research grants through annual funding rounds. More details can be found throughout our website.
From 1st September 2015 to 31st August 2016, the Foundation approved Grants totalling $439,960. Since the Foundation’s inception; $8,061,173 has been spent on Medical Research in Otago. Below is an overview of the sorts of research we have funded in the past year.