Auckland Bioengineering Institute: a few milestones from its 20 years
3 November 2021
The Auckland Bioengineering Institute turned 20 this year and was meant to put on a public showcase. That's now down for 2022 but there's still plenty to write home about.
Questions on Covid-19 vaccine and pregnancy? This video has answers
23 September 2021
Pregnancy experts from around the country have contributed to a video answering common questions about the Covid-19 vaccine and pregnancy.
Kei roto i te whakapapa tēnei mea te pūtaiao mō ēnei ākonga māhanga
17 September 2021
E mahi ana a Michael rāua ko Nicholas Pudjihartono i runga i ngā kaupapa rerekē i te kaupapa ako ōrite, te koiora ā-rorohiko, i te Liggins Institute i Waipapa Taumata Rau.
Genetic trigger for type-1 diabetes may be in the lung, Liggins study shows
14 September 2021
A major genetic trigger for type-1 diabetes may act in the lung, according to researchers at the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland
Billy Apple’s legacy extends to extraordinary scientific paper with Liggins Institute
7 September 2021
Billy Apple was one of New Zealand’s most famous artists – and also co-author of one of the Liggins Institute’s most intriguing scientific papers.
University of Auckland leads international study researching early childhood brain development
29 July 2021
Professor Sir Peter Gluckman-led consortium awarded a multi-million dollar contract as part of programme to predict critical aspects of children’s brain development.
Families of babies born with severe heart defects will tell their stories
13 July 2021
Liggins Institute researchers will travel the country to listen to families whose babies were born with severe and sometimes fatal heart defects.
Baby science: Australia backs Liggins Institute caesarean study
5 July 2021
An innovative New Zealand study to help babies born by planned caesarean section won endorsement and support from Australia's government.
Using both genetic and mathematical modelling to understand lung disease
29 June 2021
Researchers at the University of Auckland are pioneering a new approach to the understanding of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), combining world-leading research into genetic modelling of the disease with mathematical modelling of lung structure-function.
New twist on Liggins breakthrough that helps babies worldwide
17 May 2021
There’s a new twist to a New Zealand scientific breakthrough that’s helping babies all over the world.
Why are Māori preterm babies less likely to get breast milk?
15 April 2021
Why are preterm babies less likely to get breast milk if they’re Māori?
Helping babies born into nutritional emergencies
9 April 2021
Some babies are born into nutritional emergencies. Dr Barbara Cormack, of the Liggins Institute, explains why and what's being done about it.