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50th celebrations at parliament

17 October 2016

More than 200 supporters, past and present trust board members, Friends, collaborators and staff members gathered at parliament on 11 October for a reception hosted by Health Minis...

Latest research

Extraordinary gene transfer between cells observed

A team led by Professor Mike Berridge is the first in the world to demonstrate the movement of mitochondrial DNA between cells in an animal tumour.

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Celebrating 50 years

Our journey started in 1966 with a vision to improve the health of all New Zealanders. Since then we have become the nation's leading independent biomedical research institute, committed to finding cures for cancer, asthma, allergy and gut disorders.