Celebrating with Sir Gustav Nossal

Celebrating with Sir Gustav Nossal

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June 2021


Sir Gustav Nossal AC CBE

In June, WEHI celebrated the 90th birthday of Sir Gustav Nossal AC CBE. Sir Gustav is past director of WEHI, and continues his association with WEHI as our Honorary Governor and Patron.

Sir Gustav is an eminent immunologist and advocate for global health. He joined WEHI in 1957 and in 1965, at age 34, became its youngest director. In his 31 years as director, he increased the institute’s scientific scope and size; nurturing new research programs and transforming WEHI into the dynamic organisation it is today.

His impact extended across the medical research sector, helping to secure philanthropic and government support and guiding the national scientific agenda.

Happy birthday Sir Gustav!

Send Gustav your best wishes

If you would like to leave a birthday message for Gustav, you can do so here.

Messages will be collated and presented to Gus later this year.

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