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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



Researchers looking at iPad Melanoma patient outcomes predicted by computational biology

Our researchers have used computational biology to discover a ‘gene signature’ that identifies a group of melanoma patients with improved rates of survival. 

25 June 2019
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Researcher smiling at camera Institute enters global top 20 on Nature Index

The 2019 Nature Index has ranked the Institute in the top 20 global not-for-profit/non-governmental organisations in biomedical sciences.

21 June 2019
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Associate Professor John Wentworth Trial finds type 1 diabetes can be delayed

Type 1 diabetes can be delayed by an immune therapy, according to findings from an international clinical trial involving the expertise of researchers from the  Institute and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

10 June 2019
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Professor Alan Cowman Queen's Birthday honours for malaria scientist, philanthropist and board member

Institute Deputy Director Professor Alan Cowman AC is among the Australians recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

10 June 2019
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Wed, 26/06/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 26/06/2019 - 2:00pm

Quantitative imaging of nuclear architecture and DNA target search in a living cell

Fri, 28/06/2019 - 1:00pm to Fri, 28/06/2019 - 2:00pm

​“Rare" cofactors and pathogens: understanding the role of F420 in Mycobacteria

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 12:00pm to Mon, 01/07/2019 - 1:00pm

The Human T-cell Leukaemia Virus: a cause of serious illness in remote Aboriginal communities in central Australia

Thurs, 04/07/2019 - 6:00pm to Thurs, 04/07/2019 - 8:00pm


Hear from the newest Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science!