MWC partners with Ngati Porou Hauora for new research centre on East Coast
13 December 2017
The Maurice Wilkins Centre and Ngāti Porou Hauora have concluded an agreement to set up a jointly managed health research centre based at Te Whare Hauora o Ngāti Porou, Te Puia Springs, on the North Island's East Coast.
Lung cancer drug poised for global approval, says MWC investigator
11 December 2017
Dacomitinib, an irreversible epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor developed in collaboration with Pfizer by researchers led by MWC Associate Investigator Dr. Jeff Smaill, has shown significant efficacy in the treatment of patients with non-small-...
NZIC announces two winners of 2017 MWC Prize for Chemical Science
16 November 2017
Professor Jadranka Travas-Sejdic, University of Auckland, and Associate Professor James Crowley, University of Otago, have both been awarded the 2017 Maurice Wilkins Centre Prize for Chemical Science, as announced by the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry.
Dr Htin Lin Aung awarded major fellowship for TB research
1 November 2017
University of Otago microbiology and immunology researcher Dr Htin Lin Aung has been awarded a $500,000 Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship by the Health Research Council (HRC) that will enable him to continue his work combatting tuberculosis (TB) at local and inte...