Prestigious honour for two Centre investigators
21 November 2013
The Maurice Wilkins Centre is celebrating the election of two of its incoming principal investigators as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
International award for New Zealand drug inventor
20 November 2013
Maurice Wilkins Centre principal investigator Distinguished Professor Bill Denny has been named the recipient of the American Chemical Society’s 2014 Medicinal Chemistry Award.
Strategic collaboration between New Zealand and Chinese scientists initiates quest for new cancer treatments
15 November 2013
The Maurice Wilkins Centre is delighted that researchers from the Centre are involved in both of the joint New Zealand-Chinese Strategic Research Alliance research projects in the non-communicable disease category announced last night.
New chemistry transforms vaccine manufacture
2 October 2013
Honours student Tom Wright, from The University of Auckland, has created a new kind of chemistry to dramatically simplify the manufacture of drugs targeting the immune system, and the technology has been patented.
Centre members win $29 million in national health research funding round
6 June 2013
The Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery is delighted that members of its national research network have received a total of $29 million in the annual Health Research Council of New Zealand funding round – almost half the amount awarded this year.