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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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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‘Sugar in Schools’ study launched nationwide

‘Sugar in Schools’ study launched nationwide

The Maurice Wilkins Centre launched the ‘Sugar in Schools’ study in 2017 – a ground-breaking multi-year programme bringing sc...

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Cells get increasing coverage

Cells get increasing coverage

Human cells have always been important in Maurice Wilkins Centre research, but new developments open up new ground for both r...

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New insight into an established diabetes target

New insight into an established diabetes target

Facilitating the development of better medicines for diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease is a key driver behind some...

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Genetic study challenges popular opinion

Genetic study challenges popular opinion

A new Maurice Wilkins Centre study is bringing together researchers from across the country to investigate the genetic factor...

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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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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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