Chinese delegations visit advances engagement with NZ medical science
19 December 2016
Delegations from China National Center for Biotechnology Development (CNCBD) and Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica (SIMM) visited the Maurice Wilkins Centre 30 November to 4 December to discuss opportunities for engagement with New Zealand science.
Diabetes research discovers protein that controls release of insulin
6 December 2016
A team led by Deputy Director Professor Peter Shepherd and Affiliate Investigator Dr Brie Sorrenson has uncovered a new mechanism that controls the release of insulin in the body.
New Zealand on the map for novel antibiotic research
24 November 2016
Investigators Dr Jeremy Owen and Associate Professor David Ackerley from Victoria University Wellington have featured on the front cover of leading international journal Cell Chemical Biology.
Marsden Fund success for Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators
8 November 2016
Researchers associated with the Maurice Wilkins Centre have received a major boost after several investigators received Marsden funding last week.
Newly funded research highlights MWC collaborations
7 November 2016
Professor Gavin Painter from Victoria University’s Ferrier Research Institute has been awarded funding in the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2016 Endeavour Fund science investment round.
TB metabolic processes and new pain treatments funded
4 November 2016
Two Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators have received Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowships in the latest round of funding from the Health Research Council.
Royal Society honours for three Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators
27 October 2016
Three Maurice Wilkins Centre principal investigators have been announced as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand this week, an honour recognising their international distinction in research and scholarship.
Practicing the pitch: MWC investigators attend entrepreneurs workshop
26 October 2016
Meet the budding global entrepreneurs, or “überpreneurs”: seventeen associate and affiliate investigators from the Maurice Wilkins Centre who recently completed a two-day workshop designed to nurture their entrepreneurial mindsets and world-changing ideas.