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    WEBINAR: Pain management for rare disorders

    • 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
    Dr Burrell is a semi-rural GP in the General Practice he established in Renwick, 10 km outside Blenheim. He’s a regional coordinator for the Rural Medical Immersion Programme; and the GPSI for the Chronic Pain service in Nelson.
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    WEBINAR: Rare disorder support group advocacy training

    • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Penny established a company called Advocacy Works which partners with companies and industry associations to predict, analyse, influence and manage government initiatives that impact business and consumers.  Penny has been involved in the New Zealand policy environment in sectors including agriculture, medical technology, film, pharmaceuticals, technology and a range of FMCGs.
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    Dr Bicknell leads a research team at the University of Otago, where they are interested in how genetic markers can influence our development and lifetime health. She has a particular focus on identifying the genetic causes of previously uncharacterised conditions that affect how our bodies and brains grow, and her team are passionate about getting genetic answers for families with rare disorders.