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Malaghan Institute seeking volunteers for hookworm trial

Saturday, 20 July 2019, 1:07 pm | Malaghan Institute

In a first of its kind, the Malaghan Institute is seeking healthy volunteers to take part in a clinical trial designed to explore the therapeutic potential of human hookworms. Funded by the Health Research Council, and in collaboration with the University ... More >>

Government matches Malaghan Institute’s ambitions for cancer

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 9:21 am | Malaghan Institute

Government matches Malaghan Institute’s ambitions for cancer immunotherapy More >>

Immunotherapy profoundly changing the way we treat cancer

Monday, 29 April 2019, 12:15 pm | Malaghan Institute

Director of the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research Professor Graham Le Gros says that since commercially-available cancer immunotherapies first appeared on the market less than a decade ago, they have caused a profound change on the way we target and ... More >>

Mapping immune responses one cell at a time

Monday, 11 February 2019, 1:37 pm | Malaghan Institute

Cell Systems: Single cell analysis of diverse pathogen responses defines a molecular roadmap for generating antigen-specific immunity More >>

$7.1 million for biomedical research technology hub

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 12:15 pm | Malaghan Institute

The Hugh Green Foundation has pledged $7.1 million to build a world-class biomedical research technology hub at the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, marking a new era of science discovery in New Zealand. More >>

Freemasons donate $600,000 to Malaghan’s cancer research

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 5:19 pm | Malaghan Institute

Freemasons New Zealand is donating $600,000 over the next two years to support the Malaghan Institute’s world-leading cancer research. More >>

HRC fellowship recognises potential in CAR T-Cell therapy

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 10:01 am | Malaghan Institute

The Malaghan Institute’s ground-breaking CAR T-cell therapy programme has received a significant boost from the Health Research Council (HRC) as part of its 2019 Career Development Awards. More >>

Nobel Prize recognises growing relevance of immunotherapy

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 3:02 pm | Malaghan Institute

The decision to award a Nobel Prize to two leading immunotherapy researchers is well deserved recognition of the major impact immunology and immunotherapy is having in the fight against cancer says the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research. More >>

Breast cancer research to investigate vaccines

Friday, 27 July 2018, 8:57 am | Malaghan Institute

The Malaghan Institute of Medical Research’s cancer immunotherapy team has been given the green light to investigate new potential vaccines for breast cancer thanks to a Health Research Council (HRC), Breast Cancer Cure and Breast Cancer Foundation ... More >>

Growing understanding of immune system a game-changer

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:40 am | Malaghan Institute

World-leading New Zealand immunologist Professor Graham Le Gros says we are on the cusp of exciting breakthroughs in our fight against disease as knowledge of our immune system grows exponentially. More >>

Going the extra mile for Multiple Sclerosis research

Friday, 9 June 2017, 11:34 am | Malaghan Institute

“Today I will walk as far as I can. Tomorrow I may not be so lucky.” Feedback like this keeps Kitty Johnson, a Trustee of the Great New Zealand Trek Charitable Trust, committed to finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a chronic autoimmune ... More >>

New immunotherapy against cancer launched

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 12:51 pm | Malaghan Institute

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research to launch new immunotherapy against cancer in partnership with Chinese research group. More >>

Professor Mike Berridge awarded the 2016 Liley Medal

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:30 pm | Malaghan Institute

Malaghan Institute’s Research Professor Mike Berridge awarded the 2016 Liley Medal for major discovery in Cancer Research More >>

Breakthrough stimulates brain tumour research and a grant

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:45 am | Malaghan Institute

Professor Mike Berridge, Malaghan Institute: Breakthrough stimulates brain tumour research and a million dollar grant More >>

One thousand citations – what does that mean for NZ science?

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 4:59 pm | Malaghan Institute

Biomedical research published by Malaghan Institute Research Professor Mike Berridge and his colleague An Tan has achieved the equivalent of a gold medal in scientific circles – it has been cited, or referenced, by 1,000 researchers since its publication ... More >>

The moon-shot to cure cancer

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 10:32 am | Malaghan Institute

Today is World Cancer Day, a day marked around the globe by activities to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. More >>

$3.5 million to investigate products to boost immune defence

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 10:43 am | Malaghan Institute

The first of the National Science Challenges: High-Value Nutrition today announced an investment of $10.9 million, over three and half years, for research to accelerate the translation of New Zealand-led science into scientifically validated food products ... More >>

An international icon in Immunology has fallen

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 2:58 pm | Malaghan Institute

Today Professor Graham Le Gros learned of the death of his friend and mentor Dr Bill Paul in Washington DC, aged 79. He was an international icon in the world of immunology, long-time laboratory chief at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ... More >>

Hurricane Katrina 10 years on – the science connection in NZ

Monday, 24 August 2015, 9:24 am | Malaghan Institute

The world-first discovery in cell biology made by scientists based in New Zealand and Australia in 2015 might have been made a decade earlier if not for Hurricane Katrina; according to a researcher who watched as rising water and eventual power ... More >>

Working every day towards a cure for cancer

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 4:26 pm | Malaghan Institute

Tomorrow is World Cancer Day but cancer research staff at the Malaghan Institute are motivated every day to further international cancer research – here in Wellington – and bring better treatments or cures to New Zealanders facing a cancer diagnosis. ... More >>



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