Together we'll beat diseases

Our scientists believe the key to treating disease lies within our immune system. In immunotherapy, it’s not the disease but the immune system that is targeted.

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The Malaghan Institute is New Zealand’s leading independent medical research institute, with a proud history spanning over three decades.

We are here to make a difference to people’s lives, and our scientists believe that the key to making this difference lies in the immune system; the body’s own natural defence against disease.

We are a registered charity, and our pioneering research programmes are reliant on support from the community, the corporate sector, contestable grants and trusts.

There are several ways you can help support our research:


How I use the money you generously donate - Dr Lisa Connor

Hi, thank you for supporting my search for the specific immune cells which begin an allergic reaction.  Research is a process of observation and elimination.  $800 buys enough antibody for me to run two experiments which will confirm or eliminate a specific effector.  It will bring us that much closer to new treatments or even a cure for allergic reactions. You can read more here but again thank you, Lisa


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