Science day for secondary school teachers
8 November 2012
Auckland secondary school teachers yesterday received an intensive update on the latest in biomedical science at an event sponsored by the Maurice Wilkins Centre.
Promising New Zealand compound selected as drug candidate for tuberculosis
17 September 2012
A New Zealand-designed compound that shows promise against treatment-resistance tuberculosis (TB) has been selected as a drug candidate by international non-profit drug developer the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance).
Centre hosts Chinese regional leaders
13 September 2012
Regional leaders from Zhejiang province yesterday visited the Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery, to continue developing scientific links between China and New Zealand. The purpose of their visit was to discuss collaborative research projects and learn from Ne...
Local cancer drug approved for first clinical trial in United States and New Zealand
30 August 2012
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for PR610, an anticancer “stealth” drug invented in New Zealand, to move forward to human clinical trials through its approval of an Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for the drug.