School of Medical Sciences

Department of Pharmacology funding


Sources of support from outside the University of Auckland include:

  • Health Research Council
    The HRC is the major government-funded agency responsible for purchasing and co-ordinating health research and fostering the health research workforce in New Zealand.
  • Cancer Society of New Zealand
    The Cancer Society of New Zealand is the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence of cancer and ensuring the best cancer care for everyone in New Zealand.
  • Neurological Foundation of New Zealand
    The Neurological Foundation of New Zealand is an independent body that raises money to support neurological research and education in New Zealand. The Foundation is funded by individual New Zealanders, with more than 95% of contributions coming from donations and bequests.
  • National Heart Foundation
    The Heart Foundation is the charity that leads the fight for heart health for all New Zealanders.
  • National Child Health Research Foundation
    Turning research into hope for many thousands of children throughout New Zealand.
  • Lotteries Health Board
    The Lotteries Health Research committee funds research projects that will improve the health status of New Zealanders.
  • Auckland Medical Research Foundation
    The Auckland Medical Research Foundation is an independent organisation committed to the promotion of medical research in Auckland. The purpose of the Foundation is to improve the health of New Zealanders through funding the highest quality medical research of all kinds.
  • The Wellcome Trust
    The Wellcome Trust is an independent charity funding research to improve human and animal health.
  • The Marsden Fund
    The Marsden Fund was set up to support excellence in research and researchers.
  • Centre of Research Excellence Grant
    The Foundation for Research, Science and Technology invests in research, science and technology (RS&T) on behalf of the New Zealand government.
  • Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development
    The Centre combines skills and research from the University of Auckland incorporating the Liggins Institute, Massey University, University of Otago and AgResearch Limited. The Centre comprises 120 staff and students with recognised capabilities spanning human genomics, biomedical science, mammalian physiology, endocrinology, neurobiology, cell biology, systems biology and agricultural biotechnology.