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Welcome to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

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Photograph of Cellular Immunology staff taken in 1967/68

Celebrating 100 years of discoveries for humanity

For more than 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.

Discover our research



Doctor speaking to patient Genomic sequencing offers new hope for rare cancers

A cancer’s genetic sequence may be the key to matching people with rare cancers to the right anti-cancer treatments, according to a new clinical trial instigated by patients.

14 November 2018
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Small intestine lining histology image Gluten found in some 'gluten-free' packaged food

An Australian study has found low levels of gluten in one in 40 ‘gluten-free’ manufactured foods tested.

12 November 2018
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L-R: Gordon Smyth, Yunshun Chen, Andreas Strasser, Gemma Kelly Mutant protein tackles DNA guardian to promote cancer development

Melbourne scientists have discovered how tumour development is driven by mutations in the most important gene in preventing cancer, p53. 

7 November 2018
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Dr Jason Tye-Din and patient World-first coeliac disease vaccine enters Phase 2 trials in Melbourne

A coeliac disease vaccine that aims to protect patients from the harmful effects of gluten has entered Phase 2 clinical trials in Melbourne.

31 October 2018
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Tue, 20/11/2018 - 1:00pm to Tue, 20/11/2018 - 2:00pm

​Mitophagy and Inflammation: Connecting mitochondrial dysfunction and neurodegeneration

Wed, 21/11/2018 - 1:00pm to Wed, 21/11/2018 - 2:00pm

The 3D organisation and in vivo dynamics of mammary stem cells and tissue-resident macrophages

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 10:00am to Fri, 23/11/2018 - 11:00am

​Targeted protein degraders : how PROTACS work

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 2:00pm to Mon, 26/11/2018 - 3:00pm

​Clinical proteomics: the path towards implementation