New collaboration between New Zealand and China in medical science
16 November 2015
A joint centre for medical research established between China and New Zealand is the first of its kind and will focus on leading-edge medical science to seek new treatments for diseases such as cancer.
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...
MWC scientists discover new stem cell in human skin
12 March 2014
Maurice Wilkins Centre scientists have discovered new cells with stem cell properties in human skin, opening the door to a range of new treatments for skin diseases and unhealed wounds.