Highlights

International award for New Zealand drug inventor (2013)

International award for New Zealand drug inventor (2013)

Maurice Wilkins Centre principal investigator Distinguished Professor Bill Denny has been named the recipient of the American...

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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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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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A fresh approach to diabetes (2013)

A fresh approach to diabetes (2013)

Type 2 diabetes is often caused by obesity, and weight-loss surgery usually reverses it. However, we don’t know precisely how...

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New chemistry transforms cancer vaccine (2013)

New chemistry transforms cancer vaccine (2013)

A new kind of chemistry that dramatically simplifies the manufacture of cancer vaccines was created this year by Honours stud...

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Spreading the word (2013)

Spreading the word (2013)

This year Maurice Wilkins Centre investigator Dr Siouxsie Wiles not only won the Callaghan Medal for science communication, 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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Teacher development, from Kaitaia to Invercargill (2013)

Teacher development, from Kaitaia to Invercargill (2013)

This year the Maurice Wilkins Centre expanded its programme of professional development days for science teachers. 

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