DAVID DOWNS' $1 MILLION PLEDGE

Down with Cancer

"CAR T-cell therapy saved my life. I know I got the fairytale outcome – but this is possible for others too. Let's raise $1 million to help fund the Malaghan Institute's CAR T-cell therapy programme, and get this breakthrough technology to other Kiwis that need it."

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Immune health a focus for latest round of ...

24 June 2019

The funding is one of four priority research programmes funded in the second phase of the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge, with a $22.4 million investment lin...

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Government matches ambitions for cancer immunotherapy

The CAR T-cell cancer therapy platform has got the backing from the New Zealand government in a recently announced funding deal.

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Scope 68: Building a better future

From pipettes to high-powered microscopes, from petri dishes to million-dollar cell sorters – technology is the foundation that underpins all scientific programmes at the Malaghan Institute.