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MenD-ing TB: early career researchers zoom in on an important drug target

MenD-ing TB: early career researchers zoom in on an important drug target

An estimated 1.3 million people die from tuberculosis (TB) each year, and new drugs are desperately needed, especially as res...

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Standouts on the science stage

Standouts on the science stage

In 2016, Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators received a number of national and international honours in recognition of their...

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New insight into an established diabetes target

New insight into an established diabetes target

Facilitating the development of better medicines for diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease is a key driver behind some...

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The tumour-promoting activities of a famous protein

The tumour-promoting activities of a famous protein

Developing new cancer therapies and a more reliable test for prostate cancer are just some of the potential outcomes of Mauri...

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Newly funded research highlights MWC collaborations

Newly funded research highlights MWC collaborations

Professor Gavin Painter from Victoria University’s Ferrier Research Institute has been awarded nearly $10M in the Ministry of...

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China collaborations go from strength to strength

China collaborations go from strength to strength

The Maurice Wilkins Centre continues to lead the way in establishing biomedical research ties between New Zealand and China. ...

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Cancer drug advances to phase II clinical trials

Cancer drug advances to phase II clinical trials

A New Zealand cancer drug developed by two Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators has reached the second phase of clinical tria...

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International recognition for MWC investigators

International recognition for MWC investigators

In 2015 Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators received a number of international awards that recognised their achievements in ...

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NZ chemists provide expertise to tackle neglected disease

NZ chemists provide expertise to tackle neglected disease

For Maurice Wilkins Centre associated chemists at the Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre, what started as the developmen...

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