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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.
 

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News

Female researchers in a laboratory Institute welcomes Victorian Gender Equality Strategy

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has pledged its support for Safe and Strong: A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy, launched today. 

5 December 2016
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Dr Esther Bandala Sanchez Funding boost for sweet protein could help to treat and prevent diabetes

A sweet new study looking at how a sugar-coated protein protects the body against type 1 diabetes has received a $60,000 boost from the Diabetes Australia Research Trust.

5 December 2016
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Professor Gabrielle Belz in laboratory High calibre research advanced by NHMRC funding

Improved treatments for cancers, blood diseases, asthma and inflammatory bowel diseases are among the goals of Institute scientists who have received grants in the latest round of NHMRC funding.

3 December 2016
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Dr Margaret Holmes photographed in the gardens at Kew Vale Dr Margaret Holmes (1921-2016)

It is with great sadness that we farewell Dr Margaret Holmes, a loyal alumna and friend of the Institute, who passed away on 28 November 2016.

1 December 2016
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Events

Wed, 14/12/2016 - 11:00am to Wed, 14/12/2016 - 12:00pm

​Identification of an enhancer associated long non coding RNA locus that dictates Mesendoderm specification

Wed, 14/12/2016 - 1:00pm to Wed, 14/12/2016 - 2:00pm

How does mutant p53 promote tumour development?

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 1:00pm to Thu, 15/12/2016 - 2:00pm

​Using single-cell RNAseq to examine T helper cell fate decisions in vivo

Wed, 21/12/2016 - 11:00am to Wed, 21/12/2016 - 12:00pm

​Advanced microscopy studies of HIV-1 dynamic structure and virus-cell interactions

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