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Professor Garth Cooper conferred Doctorate in Science by Oxford

12 September 2017

Garth Cooper, Professor of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Auckland’s School of Biological Sciences, and a founding Principal Investigator of the Maurice Wilkins Centre, was recently conferred a Doctor of Science (DSc) degree by the Medical Scienc...

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Professor Peter Shepherd receives NZSO Translational Research Award

12 September 2017

Professor Peter Shepherd, Professor of Cell Signalling at the University of Auckland and Deputy Director of the Maurice Wilkins Centre, recently received the New Zealand Society of Oncology (NZSO) 2017 Translational Research Award.

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‘Sugar in Schools’ study launched in BOP

12 September 2017

  The Maurice Wilkins Centre’s nationwide ‘Sugar in Schools’ study was recently rolled out in Bay of Plenty, in collaboration with teachers at Opotiki College. Launched over two days on 31 July and 1 August, the event featured free public talks and workshops aimed at changin...

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New health research unit to be based in Kaitaia

8 September 2017

A unique health research partnership was announced today between the Moko Foundation, a Kaitaia-based organisation led by Dr Lance O’Sullivan, and the Maurice Wilkins Centre. 

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Novel discovery may lead to new ways to combat TB

7 September 2017

An innovative approach for combatting multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is being pioneered by an international team of researchers led by Maurice Wilkins Centre principal investigator Professor Greg Cook and his colleague Dr Kiel Hards at the University of Otago. 

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