Current news stories
Research into advanced models of cancer growth and drug therapy will help to
develop tools for designing new and more efficient treatments to kill cancer
The Maurice Wilkins Centre is delighted that researchers from the Centre are
involved in both of the joint New Zealand-Chinese Strategic Research Alliance
research projects in the non-communicable disease category announced last night.
Both arose directly from the Centre’s efforts over the last two years to link
researchers from across New Zealand with high level research institutes in
China. The projects will focus on developing new classes of drugs to treat
An intervention to counter the neurotoxic effects of a chemotherapy treatment
for cancer has been withdrawn after research showed it was ineffective.This
resulted in big savings in the cost of the intervention and in treatment time by
A scientist who has spent more than 40 years successfully developing anti-cancer
drugs is about to face one of his biggest challenges when he cycles 200
kilometres to raise funds for cancer research next weekend...
Events and seminars
Targeting hypoxia in pancreatic cancer - David Hedley, Senior scientist and
senior staff physician from Ontario Cancer Institute and Princess Margaret
11am-12pm Venue: Seminar Room 503-020, building 503, 85 Park road, Grafton
ACSRC seminar series - Friday 6th
Mapping of tumour microvasculature – where is my drug and why does it not work?
- Gib Bogle & Frederik Prujin
Friday 6th December 2013 1pm – 2pm Lecture theatre 501-505, FMHS, Grafton
Open session - For further information please contact Jack Flanagan.