Highlights

New drug targets treatment-resistant cancer (2011)

New drug targets treatment-resistant cancer (2011)

A new drug targeting an important group of cancer cells attracted international funding in 2011 and will soon enter clinical ...

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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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Dissecting drug side effects offers hope (2011)

Dissecting drug side effects offers hope (2011)

Researchers from the Maurice Wilkins Centre have discovered how a common class of medicines causes diabetes-like symptoms, an...

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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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