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Month: August 2020


Illustration by Dr Ciléin Kearns

Video game innovation in healthcare – Design Week interview

August 27, 2020

Design Week recently interviewed our Medical Illustrator and Creative Director, Dr Ciléin Kearns, along with Dr Carla Brown from Game Doctor, and Zhuying Li, about video game innovation in healthcare and research. The article explores how video games are being used in clinical care and research, and the exciting direction...

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Māori and Pacific Asthma Patients to Benefit from Ground-breaking Kiwi Research

August 21, 2020

New analysis from a ‘landmark’ New Zealand study which has radically changed the way doctors treat asthma worldwide shows a simplified inhaler treatment dramatically reduces severe asthma attacks among Māori and Pacific patients with mild asthma. One in six (around 830,000) adult New Zealanders suffer from asthma – the world’s...

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Vacancy: Research Assistant, Intensive Care Research

August 4, 2020

The Medical Institute of New Zealand (MRINZ) is looking for a Research Assistant to join our Wellington ICU Research team. The MRINZ is an independent medical research organisation dedicated to investigating the causes of important public health problems in New Zealand and internationally. Deadline: 16 August 2020 Contract: part-time 0.8...

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