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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
Krupa Lumbhani
Renee Ash
Subuhi Khan
Phoebe Malley

Contact us

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

chiggins@aut.ac.nz

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IWD Science
RespirAq
Dong-Xu Liu
Steve Henry
Helius and AUT
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IWD Science
Breaking bias must take effort
04 Mar, 2022
In New Zealand, attracting women into science is a major problem. The issue is retaining and enabling them to advance at the same rate as men.
RespirAq
RespirAq secures $1.5m investment
26 Jan, 2022
A company formed to commercialise innovative respiratory technology, RespirAq, developed by AUT researchers has secured $1.5m of investment.
Dong-Xu Liu
Epigenetic research in breast cancer
15 Nov, 2021
The International Breast Cancer Consortium for Epigenetic Discovery will be announced at the opening of the AUT-hosted Breast Cancer Research Symposium.
Steve Henry
Should I get vaccinated?
04 Oct, 2021
A view from a bioengineer working on COVID-19: Professor Steve Henry went from hesitant to believing mRNA vaccines are the way of the future.
Helius and AUT
Researching advanced medicinal cannabis
14 Sep, 2021
AUT and Helius Therapeutics have partnered on the research and development of advanced medicinal cannabis products.
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