Research Centres and Platforms

We extend our funding capability with direct links to the technical and academic skills of  key University of Auckland centres for brain, heart and cancer research.

These centres are aligned with AAHA objectives – to translate research into practice.


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link to: Centre for Brain Research [link to:]

World-leading research to unlock neurological diseases and disorders.


link to: Manaaki MānawaCentre for Heart Research [link to:]

Improving heart and respiratory disease outcomes, particularly for Māori and Pasifika.


link to: Te aka mātauranga matepukupuku – Centre for Cancer Research [link to: link to:




Our work is supported by three key platforms.


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Te Ira Kāwai – Auckland Regional Biobank [link to:]

A collection of tissue samples to aid research across New Zealand.


link to: Grafton Clinical Genomics  [link to:] Genome analysis to support the wider clinical and research communities and improve patient outcomes.
link to: Auckland Cancer Trials Centre Early phase clinical research giving patients access to novel anticancer therapies.


Is Eye in or out?


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New Zealand National Eye Centre


Provides a focus for eye health research and education in New Zealand.