MWC 2017 Research Symposium Highlights
20 December 2017
The Maurice Wilkins Centre 2017 Research Symposium was held at the University of Otago, Dunedin, from 4 to 5 December. We report on the highlights of what was a highly informative and memorable couple of days attended by more than 130 researchers from around New Zealand.
Science education workshop for patient groups and medical charities
19 December 2017
Professor Peter Shepherd, Deputy Director of the Maurice Wilkins Centre, recently hosted a one-day workshop to provide updates on medical research advances in various fields to leaders of patient groups and medical charity organisations.
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-...