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Welcome to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

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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



Andreas Strasser, Andrew Kueh, Francine Ke and Anne Voss Surprise finding uncovers balancing act between birth defects and cancer

Researchers have made a discovery about how subtle changes in the way cell survival is regulated during development can have drastic health implications.

19 September 2018
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Professor Peter Gibbs Australian-first approach to cancer trials to improve patient care

An Australian-first approach to cancer clinical trials will enhance the ability of clinicians to select the right treatments for patients.

10 September 2018
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Dr Danushka Marapana outside a laboratory Protein 'gatekeeper' may open door to better malaria treatments

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have uncovered a potential new target in the fight to eliminate malaria, a parasitic disease that kills more than 400,000 people annually.

22 August 2018
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Dr Natasha Jansz and Associate Professor Marnie Blewitt Policing protein restrains genes to enable healthy development

Melbourne scientists have shown for the first time how a protein called SMCHD1 helps to police healthy development in the body.

21 August 2018
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Fri, 21/09/2018 - 10:30am to Fri, 21/09/2018 - 11:30am

​Cotransins: A new modality for targeted degradation of undruggable proteins in vivo

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 1:00pm to Wed, 26/09/2018 - 2:00pm

Mass cytometric profiling of cell death in multiple myeloma reveals a new synergy between glucocorticoids and BH3 mimetic drugs

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 1:00pm to Wed, 03/10/2018 - 2:00pm

A Constitutional First Nations Voice and Makarrata

Mon, 08/10/2018 - 3:00pm to Mon, 08/10/2018 - 4:00pm

Extracellular vesicles in rheumatoid arthritis