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
Annalise Taylor
Mogana (Morgan) Kumaar Manivannan
Laura Franssen
Kayla Gray
Krupa Lumbhani

Contact us

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

chiggins@aut.ac.nz

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