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Our institute

We translate discoveries in basic science into therapies and strategies that will prevent or help people manage major health problems of the 21st century.

Historical photo of Professor Sir Peter Gluckman,  Professor Jane Harding and Sir Graham 'Mont' Liggins

Named after one of New Zealand's most eminent medical scientists, the Liggins Institute was the University of Auckland’s first large-scale research institute.

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Scientists working in the Liggins Institute analytical lab

We’re proud of our network of national and international research collaborations and affiliations.

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Professor Justin O'Sullivan, Professor Mark Vickers and colleague

Our multidisciplinary research approach is reflected in our academic, technical and support staff and postgraduate students who come from diverse backgrounds.

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Here you’ll find contact details for general enquiries, student enquiries, media enquiries, LENScience, the Liggins Clinical Research Unit and more.

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