Highlights

Maurice Wilkins Centre funding renewed (2014)

Maurice Wilkins Centre funding renewed (2014)

Maurice Wilkins Centre is one of two Centres for Research Excellence to have their funding renewed.

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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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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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Creating connections with China (2012)

Creating connections with China (2012)

An official visit by State Councillor Liu Yandong, now a Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China, was the culmination ...

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Rheumatic fever - Research strengths confront national need (2012)

Rheumatic fever - Research strengths confront national need (2012)

The Maurice Wilkins Centre prioritises rheumatic fever research, and its work built momentum in 2012 with the appointment of ...

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New Zealand patients trial local cancer drug (2012)

New Zealand patients trial local cancer drug (2012)

Cancer patients in Auckland, Waikato and the United States are participating in the first clinical trial of an exciting new d...

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New Zealand TB drug candidate selected (2012)

New Zealand TB drug candidate selected (2012)

In late 2012 a promising New Zealand compound targeting treatment-resistant tuberculosis (TB) was selected as a drug candidat...

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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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Drug selection a milestone for spin-out (2010)

Drug selection a milestone for spin-out (2010)

In 2010 Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators Professors Bill Denny and Peter Shepherd selected a new anticancer drug candidat...

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