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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Joint New Zealand-China funding for CAR T-...

28 June 2019

The HRC-NSFC Biomedical Research Fund, equivalent funding matched by both China and New Zealand, is geared towards the long-term improvement of the unique CAR T-cell technology dev...

Latest research

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.