Highlights

Building blocks for new medicines

Building blocks for new medicines

The MWC uses New Zealand’s outstanding medicinal chemistry expertise to discover new medicines. A particular kind of chemistr...

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One cancer gene – but several different proteins

One cancer gene – but several different proteins

Cancer arises due to changes in DNA in a single cell.  Many changes are needed over time to a cell’s DNA to make it cancerous...

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Turning the tables on cancer

Turning the tables on cancer

Tumours often contain areas with less oxygen than is found in normal tissues. These areas are less vulnerable to many forms o...

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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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Smarter drug design

Smarter drug design

An advanced experimental technique linked to high powered computation is becoming an increasingly important tool for MWC rese...

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MWC welcomes landmark results for lung cancer drug

MWC welcomes landmark results for lung cancer drug

A novel lung cancer drug with strong development links to the MWC has shown impressive results in a large-scale international...

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Newly funded research highlights MWC collaborations

Newly funded research highlights MWC collaborations

A five-year research programme aims to develop nontoxic vaccine technologies to complement existing cancer immunotherapies.

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The tumour-promoting activities of a famous protein

The tumour-promoting activities of a famous protein

Developing new cancer therapies and a more reliable test for prostate cancer are just some of the potential outcomes of Mauri...

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MWC leads cancer immune therapy conversation

MWC leads cancer immune therapy conversation

The Maurice Wilkins Centre continues to be part of an international drive to develop and improve immune therapy for cancer. I...

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