Researcher Profile: Ruth Empson

Professor Ruth Empson is fascinated by the brain, and her curiosity about its role in movement is contributing to world knowledge, thanks to investment from the Otago Community Trust. Her dream is to better understand how different parts of the brain work together,...

Profile: Gil Barbezat

Gil BarbezatPhoto by Alan Dove Otago Medical Research Foundation patron Gil Barbezat has been connected with the Foundation for many years, and he’s full of admiration for the doors it continues to open. Swiss-born Gil’s initial medical education was in...

Club Otago Lunch March 2019 Wrap

Warren with influential cricket coach Billy Ibadulla From Caversham Primary School, Macandrew Intermediate and King’s High, three Dunedin schools considered by some in the city to be lower-class, and where – by his own admission – he developed something of a chip on...

Club Otago Lunch March – Warren Lees

Warren Lees Warren Lees’ cricketing record is unlikely to be matched, he led Otago to more championships – first-class and one-day – than any other captain.  Warren is our first Club Otago speaker for the year with our lunch scheduled for Friday, 15th March 2019. With...
A Night To Remember 2019 – Outstanding success!

A Night To Remember 2019 – Outstanding success!

A Night to Remember 2019, the Otago Medical Research Foundation’s seventh annual black-tie fundraising dinner, hosted in the Dunedin Town Hall on the 15th on February, was an outstanding success.A record of $121,000 was raised to support our work in launching catalyst...