Otago’s international TB research efforts gain major support
3 August 2015
University of Otago researchers have been awarded $450,000 for research into the genetics of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) in Indonesia and Myanmar through the e-ASIA HRC Joint Research Programme announced by the Health Research Council of New Zealand on the 3rd August 20...
MWC Affiliate Dr Francis Hunter wins international innovation prize
21 July 2015
Congratulations to Dr Francis Hunter, a postdoctoral fellow at the Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre, who was a member of the winning team in the 5th Merck Serono Innovation Cup program.
Avalia Immunotherapies to advance immunotherapy technology
21 May 2015
An immunotherapy technology for treating cancer and other diseases, jointly developed by Victoria University of Wellington’s Ferrier Research Institute and the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, has been patented and will be the initial focus of a newly-formed company, ...
Human clinical trials planned for new anti-cancer compound
23 April 2015
After a decade of discovery and research, two University of Auckland medical oncology researchers along with their dedicated teams have developed a new anti-cancer compound that will advance to human phase two clinical trials. The co-inventors of the compound TH-4000, Dr Ad...