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Celebrating 100 years of discoveries for humanity

Over the past 100 years, the institute’s discoveries have advanced scientific thinking, improved clinical practice and resulted in new and more effective treatments for patients.

As we look to the future and what it will hold for medical research, we are developing strategies to ensure we continue to make discoveries that improve lives and benefit humanity.

Join in the celebrations with us

Check out our exciting and diverse program of events, we look forward to seeing you there!


Centenary 2015 events and activities


Institute researcher Dr Tracy Putoczki is featured alongside images relating to current institute research. Walter and Eliza Hall Institute centenary celebrated with stamp issue

Australia Post has celebrated the centenary of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research with the release of a stamp issue, inviting everyone across Australia to celebrate 100 years of discoveries that have improved the lives of tens of millions of people worldwide.

1 July 2015
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Associate Professor John Silke with his computer Impact of institute cell death research recognised with citation award

A team of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to international cell death research.

30 June 2015
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Researchers in the laboratory Gene discovery could lead to muscular dystrophy treatment

Melbourne researchers have made a critical discovery about a gene involved in muscular dystrophy that could lead to future therapies for the currently untreatable disease.

17 June 2015
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Dr Shalin Naik in the lab Researchers expose how ‘James Bond’ cells are made

New research from Australian and Singaporean scientists has revealed how immune cell ‘spies' are created, providing clues on how the immune system could be manipulated to better fight disease.

9 June 2015
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Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:00am to Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:00pm

​The ChemiDoc Touch: A complete solution for Western Blot imaging with the sensitivity of film and quantitative tools for publication quality data

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 1:00pm to Wed, 08/07/2015 - 2:00pm

​Using health service and public health interventions to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the areas of STIs, HIV and viral hepatitis

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 12:00pm to Mon, 13/07/2015 - 1:00pm

​Tumour immunology and immunotherapy

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 3:00pm to Mon, 13/07/2015 - 4:00pm

​Merozoite Surface Protein 1 of Plasmodium falciparum:  Insights into Complex Formation and Function in Erythrocyte Invasion