Highlights

MWC senior leadership team welcomes new appointees

MWC senior leadership team welcomes new appointees

We highlight the recent appointments of three exceptional scientists – Associate Professor Rinki Murphy, Professor Debbie Hay...

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Young MWC scientists drive upskilling of peers nationwide

Young MWC scientists drive upskilling of peers nationwide

The Maurice Wilkins Centre is committed to developing a new generation of scientific leaders. In 2018, our Early Career Steer...

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Margaret Brimble elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London

Margaret Brimble elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London

Professor Dame Margaret Brimble, MWC Principal Investigator at the University of Auckland, added a wonderful achievement to h...

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In 2018, NZ$58M was raised by companies in New Zealand and overseas to take MWC discoveries through to the clinic – a new rec...

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Celebrations as regional research centres open

Celebrations as regional research centres open

The MWC continued to strengthen its relationships with Māori communities in 2018. MWC Deputy Director Professor Peter Shepher...

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Mid-term review sets future direction

Mid-term review sets future direction

A comprehensive independent assessment found the Centre to be performing at a high level, producing distinct and positive ben...

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Flagship launches careers of young investigators

Flagship launches careers of young investigators

The MWC Tuberculosis Flagship research programme has proved to be a great springboard for younger investigators to progress t...

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MWC salutes founding Principal Investigator

MWC salutes founding Principal Investigator

Professor John Fraser, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland, has stood down from...

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High-impact publications highlight TB research

High-impact publications highlight TB research

Researchers in the MWC’s Tuberculosis Flagship Research Programme have had their long hours in the lab recognised through pub...

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Working with Māori in regional research centres

Working with Māori in regional research centres

MWC Deputy Director Professor Peter Shepherd and Associate Investigator Professor Tony Merriman have been instrumental in for...

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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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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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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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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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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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Major new cancer vaccine programme (2010)

Major new cancer vaccine programme (2010)

Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators are involved in a major new research programme that aims to develop and trial anti-cance...

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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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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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