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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

Over the past 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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Warren Alexander in laboratory, smiling at camera Cancer and blood researchers honoured with academy election

Three top Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have been recognised for their contributions to Australian medical research, with their election as fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

6 October 2015
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World first trial of Tasmanian devil vaccine begins in the wild

The fight to save the Tasmanian devil from a deadly cancer decimating their populations has been buoyed today by the first release of animals vaccinated against the disease.

26 September 2015
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ACRF Plaque and lab Breakthrough cancer research technologies to advance treatments

A new partnership between the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) and Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has led to the establishment of an Australian-first facility to research and develop new treatments for cancer.

23 September 2015
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Research team in office Institute researchers honoured with top NHMRC awards

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have been awarded two of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) highest honours.

22 September 2015
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Wed, 07/10/2015 - 1:00pm to Wed, 07/10/2015 - 2:00pm

​Targeting IAPs and p38 MAPK to treat cancer

Wed, 14/10/2015 - 1:00pm to Wed, 14/10/2015 - 2:00pm

Plasmodium vivax - the key obstacle to malaria elimination in the Southwest Pacific​

Thu, 15/10/2015 - 12:00pm to Thu, 15/10/2015 - 1:00pm

Epithelial cell plasticity in carcinoma: Harnessing mechanisms controlling biomechanics and progression of malignancy for the design of new therapeutic strategies​

Fri, 16/10/2015 - 9:30am to Fri, 16/10/2015 - 10:30am

​Chemical manipulation of the epigenome in AML