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Scientific seminar, 1pm 30 October 2019
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Scientist in the National Drug Discovery Centre

Fast-tracking new medicines

The National Drug Discovery Centre (NDDC) is open to the Australian medical research community.

With the NDDC researchers have access to advanced high-throughput screening and the latest robotic technologies in a fully staffed facility.

Apply for an Australian government-subsidised screening campaign, and fast track your discoveries into new medicines.

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Professor David Huang, Professor Guillaume Lessene, Associate Professor Peter Czabotar and Professor Andrew Roberts PM Prize win for cancer drug discovery

The discovery and development of a breakthrough anti-cancer drug has seen four senior Institute scientists win the 2019 Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation.


16 October 2019
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WEHI.TV still of BCL-2 'Cell death blocker' prevents healthy cells from dying

Institute scientists have developed a world-first compound that keeps cells alive and healthy when they otherwise would have died.

8 October 2019
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Dr Misty Jenkins with Health Minister Greg Hunt in a laboratory Government announces $1.4M for Institute brain cancer research

Dr Misty Jenkins’ research to develop new treatments for a devastating type of childhood brain cancer has received a $1.4 million boost.

26 September 2019
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Two women standing in hallway smiling at camera Same but different: unique lung cancer traits key to targeted therapies

Melbourne researchers have discovered that the key to personalised therapies for some types of lung cancers may be to focus on their differences, not their similarities.

13 September 2019
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Wed, 23/10/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 23/10/2019 - 2:00pm

Using Next Generation Sequencing to understand single cell heterogeneity, long-range enhancers and gene isoforms

Thu, 24/10/2019 - 12:00pm to Thu, 24/10/2019 - 1:00pm

​Infant gut microbiome in autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes

Fri, 25/10/2019 - 10:00am to Fri, 25/10/2019 - 11:00am

​Somatic cellular genomics and human disease insights

Fri, 25/10/2019 - 10:30am to Fri, 25/10/2019 - 11:30am

​Supporting medical research: solving the wicked problem of the gap from research to translation