Surgical and Translational Research Centre
Harnessing the power of science, engineering and surgery
to address the global burden of surgical disease.
Welcome to STaR Centre
Our multi-disciplinary research hub works collaboratively to undertake world-class research that improves the outcomes of patients with surgical diseases within Aotearoa, New Zealand and beyond.
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Latest News and Highlights
A team of STaR Centre researchers passionate about improving surgical care in the Pacific undertook a project to identify the barriers and opportunities to improving the delivery of safe,...
Meet our STaR Students: Dr Rebekah Jaung: Studies on the Pathophysiology, Risk Factors and Management of Diverticular Disease
STaR Center would like to congratulate Dr Rebekah Jaung! Dr Jaung successfully defended her doctoral thesis, "Studies on the Pathophysiology, Risk Factors and Management of Diverticular Disease,"...
STaR Centre directors Greg O’Grady, and John Windsor with our brilliant technologist Bruce Stokes, have been selected as finalists in the Velocity $100k Challenge. This Challenge is the flagship...
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With your support we can do more to bring the benefits of surgical innovation into the lives of patients and those who love them.