Auckland Academic Health Alliance

The Auckland Academic Health Alliance formalises a research, teaching and clinical delivery relationship spanning almost five decades between the Auckland District Health Board and the University of Auckland.


Auckland Academic Health Alliance in action

The Auckland Cancer Trials Centre

The Auckland Cancer Clinical Trials Centre here at the University is a first for the New Zealand public health system. This ground-breaking research will help to establish an integrated cancer research centre in Auckland, future proofing New Zealand in this important field. The unit will be launching research into new drugs with the goal of a potential treatment option for cancer patients in the absence of effective alternatives.


Genomics Into Medicine

Genomics Into Medicine (GIM) is a University of Auckland Strategic Research Initiative for research-led clinical genomics.


Te Ira Kawai - Auckland Regional Tissue Bank

As a medical and health sciences researcher, you can apply to access tissue and related medical data from the Te Ira Kāwai – ARTB.


Collaboration grants

The AAHA Research Collaboration Fund provides ‘seed’ funding to strengthen relationships between researchers at the University of Auckland and Auckland DHB. Applications for grants from this Fund close on April 20 2018.


Fellowships and scholarships

Applications for the Goldman Sachs New Zealand Fellowship in Cancer Medicine are now closed.


For the latest information

For updates on the AAHA, news on research and health care milestones and more, you can subscribe to the Dean's Diary newsletter from the Medical and Health Sciences faculty at the University of Auckland, read the eNova newsletter from the Auckland District Health Board or visit our news and events section.


  • Domestic fires don't only affect children's breathing
    01 November 2018
    Smoke from domestic fires may cause not only respiratory diseases in children, but skin conditions too.
  • When every second counts
    01 November 2018
    The stroke unit at Auckland City Hospital is one of just a few centres in the world – and one of the most active – in implementing a new treatment that is preventing deaths and transforming lives for people who have strokes caused by clots.
  • Treatment shown to reduce fractures in older women
    04 October 2018
    Researchers from the University of Auckland have shown that a treatment known to reduce fractures in women with osteoporosis is equally effective in reducing fractures in women over the age of 65 who have only mild bone loss.
  • Antenatal scans save heart disease babies’ lives
    04 October 2018
    Babies with life-threatening but treatable heart disease are more likely to survive if the disease is picked up before birth a new study shows – but researchers say too few pregnant women in Aotearoa New Zealand receive an antenatal diagnosis.

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