Highlights

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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High-impact publications highlight TB research

High-impact publications highlight TB research

Researchers in the MWC’s Tuberculosis Flagship Research Programme have had their long hours in the lab recognised through pub...

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Investigating a bacterial 'master' of disguise

Investigating a bacterial 'master' of disguise

MWC researchers have revealed a unique protein in a common bacterium that helps it disguise itself from immune attack. This d...

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Re-thinking the causes of rheumatic fever

Re-thinking the causes of rheumatic fever

Researchers and health professionals are re-thinking the causes of rheumatic fever after studies by Maurice Wilkins Centre in...

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Early career researchers zoom in on an important drug target

Early career researchers zoom in on an important drug target

An estimated 1.3 million people die from tuberculosis (TB) each year, and new drugs are desperately needed, especially as res...

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New Zealand TB research tackles international problem

New Zealand TB research tackles international problem

A 2014 pilot study funded by the Maurice Wilkins Centre’s Flexible Research Programme has led to a larger investigation into ...

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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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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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