Highlights

Re-thinking the causes of rheumatic fever

Re-thinking the causes of rheumatic fever

Researchers and health professionals are re-thinking the causes of rheumatic fever after studies by Maurice Wilkins Centre in...

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Stepping up the fight: The Tuberculosis Flagship (2013)

Stepping up the fight: The Tuberculosis Flagship (2013)

The Maurice Wilkins Centre is behind the launch of a national research network of ‘serious intellectual muscle’ that aims to ...

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Advancing a vaccine for rheumatic fever (2013)

Advancing a vaccine for rheumatic fever (2013)

In 2013 the Maurice Wilkins Centre hosted a symposium attended by world experts in rheumatic fever. It marked the start of a ...

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Rheumatic fever - Research strengths confront national need (2012)

Rheumatic fever - Research strengths confront national need (2012)

The Maurice Wilkins Centre prioritises rheumatic fever research, and its work built momentum in 2012 with the appointment of ...

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New Zealand TB drug candidate selected (2012)

New Zealand TB drug candidate selected (2012)

In late 2012 a promising New Zealand compound targeting treatment-resistant tuberculosis (TB) was selected as a drug candidat...

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PhD student part of international drug development programme (2012)

PhD student part of international drug development programme (2012)

Maurice Wilkins Centre-funded PhD student Matthew Bull is part of international research on a new class of immunosuppressants...

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New inhibitor for tuberculosis (2011)

New inhibitor for tuberculosis (2011)

A new way to shut down the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis has been devised by researchers in one of the Maurice Wilki...

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Joining forces against infectious disease (2010)

Joining forces against infectious disease (2010)

The 2010 Superbugs Symposium convened by the Maurice Wilkins Centre brought together more than 350 medical professionals and ...

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Modern approaches to an ancient disease (2010)

Modern approaches to an ancient disease (2010)

Scientists associated with the Maurice Wilkins Centre have created new drugs for tuberculosis.

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Study exposes superbug defences (2009)

Study exposes superbug defences (2009)

An international study between scientists from New Zealand and Denmark has revealed exactly how the bacterium Staphylococcus ...

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Crystals of mirrored proteins (2009)

Crystals of mirrored proteins (2009)

Maurice Wilkins Centre researchers are using an exciting new crystallisation technique to reveal the structure of proteins.

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