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Decoding genetics to understand gout, kidney disease

12 September 2018

Collaborative research by Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators has unveiled novel insights into an individual’s risk of gout or kidney disease, based on the presence of a particular genetic variant.

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New research centre Waharoa ki te Toi officially opens in Far North

New research centre Waharoa ki te Toi officially opens in Far North

17 August 2018

The Waharoa ki te Toi Health Research Centre at Kaitaia Hospital, a partnership between The Moko Foundation and the Maurice Wilkins Centre, opened on Friday 17 August.

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Te Rangawairua o Paratene Ngata Research Centre opens on East Coast

8 August 2018

The Te Rangawairua o Paratene Ngata Research Centre, led by Ngāti Porou Hauora in partnership with the Maurice Wilkins Centre, was officially opened on Thursday 2 August at Te Puia Springs Hospital on New Zealand’s East Coast.

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Maurice Wilkins Centre announces new Clinical Associates programme

30 July 2018

New Zealand based practising clinicians who would like to engage with the centre are invited to join as Clinical Associates.

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Announcement of Maurice Wilkins Centre leadership changes

Announcement of Maurice Wilkins Centre leadership changes

23 July 2018

It is with great pleasure that we can announce some important changes to the Maurice Wilkins Centre leadership.

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Discovery helps pave way for new anti-TB drugs

Discovery helps pave way for new anti-TB drugs

5 July 2018

Maurice Wilkins Centre researchers at the University of Otago have reported a discovery that may lead to the development of new drugs capable of treating tuberculosis, which kills more people worldwide than any other infectious disease.

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HRC provides major funding boost for MWC investigators

25 June 2018

The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) has announced the results of its 2018 funding round, which includes funding awarded for a new programme and a number of projects led by MWC investigators.

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New insights into diabetes, obesity risk among Polynesian people

22 June 2018

A new study by Maurice Wilkins Centre Diabetes Genetics Flagship researchers has revealed important new information about the effects of a gene variant on diabetes and obesity risk in Polynesian people.

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