The Wellington-based Malaghan Institute of Medical Research has been gifted more than half a million dollars
for cutting edge cancer treatment research, thanks to Freemasons New Zealand (file photo)
(by Ruby Macandrew, Stuff, Dec 12 2018)
A New Zealand research team on the cusp of a cancer breakthrough has been gifted a significant financial boost thanks to the world’s oldest fraternal organisation.
Over the next two years, Freemasons New Zealand will donate $600,000 to support the Wellington-based Malaghan Institute’s world-leading CAR-T cell therapy research.
For Freemasons’ grand master Mark Winger the partnership was a no-brainer, with his organisation dedicated to improving the lives of Kiwis nationwide in any way they can…