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.
About STaR Centre
Latest News and Highlights
In July 2020, the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Council (ACPGBI) awarded Honorary Life Membership to Professor Ian Bissett. Congratulations! This award recognises Prof....
A centre focused on surgical disease does not mean we are centre of clinicians alone. We are lucky to collaborate with a talented and diverse group of people. Tim Angeli is a Rutherford Discovery...
STaR Centre directors Prof. John Winsor, Anthony Phillips and lead Engineer Bruce Stokes have developed an innovative solution, adding to the suite of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the...
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Our supporters play a key role towards life-changing research that will improve health outcomes for members of the community affected by surgical disease.
With your support we can do more to bring the benefits of surgical innovation into the lives of patients and those who love them.