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Male researcher standing and smiling at camera New treatment options for aggressive lymphomas

Combining a new anti-cancer drug targeting Mcl-1 with current cancer therapies could be an effective strategy for treating aggressive lymphomas, new research has found.

23 December 2019
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Associate Professor Justin Boddey New drug target prevents deadly malaria transmission

Institute researchers have found a new drug target for stopping the spread of malaria, after blocking the world’s deadliest malaria parasite in the ‘transmission stage’ of its lifecycle.

18 December 2019
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Female researcher smiling at camera International team discovers new human autoinflammatory disease

Scientists from Australia and the US have discovered and identified the genetic cause of a previously unknown human autoinflammatory disease.

12 December 2019
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Two scientists smiling at camera, standing in front of purple screen New genetic cause of epilepsy found

Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have contributed to a decades-long global effort that has revealed two new gene mutations that cause a rare type of epilepsy.

9 December 2019
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