Highlights

Expanding NZ's international reach (2014)

Expanding NZ's international reach (2014)

Relationships with prestigious research institutes overseas continue to strengthen.

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New strategic alliance with China (2013)

New strategic alliance with China (2013)

Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators lead two research grants awarded in 2013 under the New Zealand-China Strategic Research ...

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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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Partnerships boost business: MWC supports Auckland Clinical Studies (2013)

Partnerships boost business: MWC supports Auckland Clinical Studies (2013)

The Maurice Wilkins Centre provides world-class support for medical trials provider Auckland Clinical Studies, helping to cem...

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Creating connections with China (2012)

Creating connections with China (2012)

An official visit by State Councillor Liu Yandong, now a Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China, was the culmination ...

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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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A licence to manufacture medicines (2012)

A licence to manufacture medicines (2012)

A licence to manufacture medicines has been granted to a University of Auckland facility that will produce the active ingredi...

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The future of vaccines (2012)

The future of vaccines (2012)

Maurice Wilkins Centre investigator Professor Sarah Hook from the University of Otago is developing new vaccine formulations ...

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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 technologies for imaging the human body (2012)

New technologies for imaging the human body (2012)

New Zealand technologies being developed to perform delicate new procedures, locate sites where cancer drugs are active, and ...

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The future of healthcare is already here (2011)

The future of healthcare is already here (2011)

Tailoring a person’s medical care to their genetic makeup may sound like science fiction, but “personalised medicine” is alre...

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Exquisite networks (2011)

Exquisite networks (2011)

Innovative technology developed to study the heart has been adapted for a unique study of the immune system – and will now be...

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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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Mirror-image proteins - new biology from new chemistry (2011)

Mirror-image proteins - new biology from new chemistry (2011)

Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators are working with a pioneering international chemist to develop new methods for virus and...

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A new toolkit for building virtual humans (2011)

A new toolkit for building virtual humans (2011)

The Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI), established by Maurice Wilkins Centre cofounder Professor Peter Hunter, is a lea...

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A blossoming collaboration with Japan (2011)

A blossoming collaboration with Japan (2011)

Formal relationships between the Maurice Wilkins Centre and high-profile Japanese research institutions were established in 2...

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International opportunity for young scientists (2011)

International opportunity for young scientists (2011)

In 2011 the Maurice Wilkins Centre launched a new scheme to help its early-career scientists train in cutting-edge technology...

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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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