Genetic research sheds light on children’s arthritis
30 May 2023
There is new hope for treating a type of arthritis that commonly affects children, thanks to ground-breaking genetic research.
Microbiome transfer hoped to help gut problems in autism
3 May 2023
Researchers are taking the next step in microbiome research, hoping to alleviate gut problems that disproportionately affect Autistic people.
Generous fellowships fuel leading-edge research across the life span
18 April 2023
In 2010, the American billionaire and philanthropist Julian Robertson established a set of postdoctoral fellowships for exceptional early career researchers at the University of Auckland.
Introducing the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research
1 March 2023
Liggins Institute Director Professor Frank Bloomfield is taking on a new role. This year he will lead research across the University as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research.
Scientists explore kawakawa’s healing properties
20 January 2023
University of Auckland researchers have identified more than 60 biologically active compounds in kawakawa leaves.
Revisiting landmark steroids trial yields new data
19 December 2022
Revisiting Liggins' and Howie's 1972 trial, which saw steroids introduced for preterm births globally, yields new data.
Scientists propose system redesign to improve access to clinical trials
15 December 2022
Researchers are proposing a new system for managing clinical trials in Aotearoa.
New group aims to improve care for preterm babies
5 December 2022
Equitable care for mothers and babies at risk of preterm birth is the aim of new alliance of healthcare providers and consumers.
Liggins lab earns sustainability stripes
9 November 2022
The Liggins Institute’s laboratory has earned the highest level of international sustainability certification.
Protein boost no advantage for tiny prem babies
3 November 2022
New University of Auckland research calls into question the idea more protein is better for preterm babies.
Harnessing technology to improve babies' well-being
28 October 2022
Researchers from the University of Auckland’s Liggins Institute are about to harness the technology of rapid genome sequencing in the hope of improving the well-being of critically ill newborn babies.
Tighter gestational diabetes control good for babies
12 September 2022
A large study of Aotearoa New Zealand’s shift to tighter control of gestational diabetes finds improved outcomes for newborns.