Biomedicine and Medical Diagnostics department

The Department of Biomedicine and Medical Diagnostics offers state-of-the-art equipment and is the home of the AUT Roche Diagnostics Laboratory, the first of its kind in New Zealand.

We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in biomedical science and medical laboratory science.

Research in biomedicine and medical diagnostics

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across science.

More about our research
Saraya-Grace Hogan
Laura Franssen
Annalise Taylor
Phoebe Malley
Mogana (Morgan) Kumaar Manivannan

Contact us

Dr Colleen Higgins
Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 8066

chiggins@aut.ac.nz

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