New Zealand’s leading independent biomedical research institute
We study immune and cancer cell biology with the goal of curing cancer using the body's own immune system.
Our asthma, eczema and food allergy research is addressing the basis of these global health issues to find effective treatments.
Our pioneering research programmes are reliant on support from the community, the corporate sector, contestable grants and trusts.
Science Reporter Jamie Morton speaks to Prof Le Gros ahead of international day of immunology, about how parasites might hold the key to fighting certain diseases.