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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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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Developing a vaccine to prevent rheumatic fever

Developing a vaccine to prevent rheumatic fever

Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infection is widespread around the world, but causes particularly serious complications in New Ze...

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Growing miniature human organs from stem cells

Growing miniature human organs from stem cells

Stem cells are cells that can grow into different types of cells in the body.  They sit in special zones throughout the body ...

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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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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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Working with Māori in regional research centres

Working with Māori in regional research centres

MWC Deputy Director Professor Peter Shepherd and Associate Investigator Professor Tony Merriman have been instrumental in for...

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