Centre for Brain Research


Our researchers

As leaders in neuroscience research our staff engage with a world wide audience thorough national and international media.

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Professor Rob Shepherd, Bionics Institute, Melbourne
A bionic eye - the dream and the reality
Source Radio New Zealand, "This Way Up"
12 July 2014
Professor Rob Shepherd has close links with the Centre for Brain Research and gave a lecture about his team's quest for a bionic eye at Auckland Brain Day in March 2014.

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Associate Professor Michelle Glass
Cannabinoids and the brain
Source Radio 95bFM
13 August 2014

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Dr Simon O'Carroll
Treatments for spinal cord injury
Source Radio 95bFM
16 July 2014

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Dr Eric Kim, Research Fellow, Anatomy with Radiology and CBR
Huntingtons research shows the need for individualised, targeted treatment
Source Radio 95bFM
18 June 2014

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Professor Russell Snell, School of Biological Sciences and CBR
Autism, genetics and the 'Minds for minds' collaboration
Source Radio 95bFM
11 June 2014

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Professor Richard Faull, Director Centre for Brain Research
Reversing the ageing process in the brain
Source Sunday Morning with Mark Sainsbury, RadioLive
25 May 2014

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Dr Alan Barber, Neurological Foundation Professor of Neurology and CBR
New possible culprit for strokes unearthed
Source One news, TVNZ
17 May 2014

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Dr Victor Dieriks, Research Fellow, Anotomy with Radiology and CBR
Neurogenesis and neurodegerative diesase
Source Radio 95bFM
14 May 2014 

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Dr Alan Barber, Neurological Foundation Professor of Neurology and CBR
Stroke Week
Source One news, TVNZ
7 April 2014

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Dr Giriraj Singh Shekhawat, Audiology and CBR
Brain month: Managing Tinnitus 
Source Radio 95bFM
26 March 2014  

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Associate Professor Cathy Stinear, School of Medicine and CBR
Brain Month: Neuro physiology and stroke recovery
Source Radio 95bFM
19 March 2014  

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Associate Professor Debbie Young, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology and CBR
Brain month: Gene therapy to help with epileptic seizures
Source TV3
16 March 2014

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Dr Joanne Davidson, Department of Physiology and CBR
Brain Month: Preventing brain damage in babies deprived of oxygen
Source Radio 95bFM
12 March 2014

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Associate Professor Cathy Stinear, School of Medicine and CBR
Brain month: Keeping fit keeps brain active
Source NewstalkZB
12 March 2014

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Associate Professor Karen Waldie, School of Psychology, Research Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience and CBR
Brain Month: Brain Day 2014 and Developmental Disorders 
Source Radio 95bFM
5 March 2014

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Professor Lousie Nicholson, Department of Anatomy with Radiology and Centre for Brain Research
Spinal Gap (Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year finalist - Catriona Williams)
Source Seven Sharp, TVNZ
25 February 2014

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Naked Neuroscience Down Under-part two
Source The Naked Scientists podcast  (University of Cambridge) 
20 February 2014

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Professor Laura Bennet, Department of Physiology and Centre for Brain Research
Premature babies at risk from steroid use
Source TV3 News
15 February 2014

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Naked Neuroscience Down Under-part one
Source The Naked Scientist podcast (University of Cambridge)
20 January 2014

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Professor Lousie Nicholson, Department of Anatomy with Radiology and Centre for Brain Research
The 2014 New Zealander of the Year finalists are...
Source Kiwibank website
8 January 2014

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Professor Suzanne Purdy, Head of Speech Science, Department of Psychology and Centre for Brain Research
Hearing problem found amidst Pacific children
Source Radio New Zealand
13 December 2013

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Associate Professor Michelle Glass, Head of Department of Pharamacology and Clinical Pharamacology and CBR
The science behind cannabis
SourceNewstalkZB                                                 

29 November 2013

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Professor Richard Faull, Director Centre for Brain Research
The Reeves Lecture 2013
Source Radio New Zealand
28 October 2013

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Dr Grant Searchfield, Head of Depatrment Audiology and Centre for Brain Research
Hearing aids and rugby
Source Radio New Zealand
10 October 2013                     

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Professor Garth Cooper, School of Biological Sciences and Centre for Brain Research
Copper and Diabetic Heart Damage
Scouce Radio New Zealand
3 October 2013

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Professor Richard Faull, Director Centre for Brain Research
Researching the Brain
Source Radio New Zealand National
15 September 2013                      

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Dr Maurice Curtis, Professor Richard Faull and Marika Eszes, Centre for Brain Research
Wanted: Fresh human brains
Source TVNZ
14 Septmeber 2013                     

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Professor Richard Faull, Director Centre for Brain Research
Rethinking the Brain - TEDxAuckland
Source youtube.com
1 September 2013                     

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Associate Professor and Rutherford Discovery Fellow Donna Rose Addis
Is memory the highest form of thinking?
Source Radio New Zealand The Panel
23 August 2013 

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Dr Jessie Jacobsen, Reseaarch Fellow, School of Biological Sciences and Centre for Brain Research
NZ Autism project launched
Source TVNZ Breakfast
12 August 2013  

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Professor Richard Faull, Director Centre for Brain Research
Headgear and mouthguards don't make you invincible
Source NewstalkZB
25 July 2013

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Dr Maurice Curtis, Senior Lecturer Department of Anatomy with Radiology and CBR
Cure for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's a step closer
Source TVNZ  ONE News
18 July 2013

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Professor Richard Faull, Director Centre for Brain Research
Discovery of stem cells in the brain
Source Radio New Zealand
17 July 2013

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Dr Ben Thompson, Senior Lecturer Optometry & Vision Science and Centre for Brain Reearch
Video game therapy
Source BBC World Service
4 July 2013

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