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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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Eureka Prize winning team Eureka Prize win for hepatitis B 'cure'

A Walter and Eliza Hall Institute team searching for a cure for hepatitis B have won the 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Infectious Disease Research.


26 August 2015
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Three researchers in a lab looking at an experiment Medical breakthrough for Melbourne family unlocks key to immune system

Melbourne medical researchers are at the forefront of an international collaboration to uncover a new genetic cause of primary immune deficiency in a Melbourne family.

14 August 2015
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Associate Professor Melanie Bahlo sitting at desk with computer, library books in background ‘Faulty’ gene discoveries win bioinformatician Ross Crozier Medal

Associate Professor Melanie Bahlo has been awarded the 2015 Ross Crozier Medal from the Genetics Society of Australasia for her contributions to pinpointing faulty genes involved in human diseases.

11 August 2015
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Presenter standing in front of a screen with a picture of space Science in the Square: celebrating 100 years of medical discoveries

From 5-22 August, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research will celebrate its centenary and National Science Week by bringing Melbourne’s first Science in the Square festival to Federation Square.

6 August 2015
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Wed, 02/09/2015 - 1:00pm to Wed, 02/09/2015 - 2:00pm

​Investigating platelet-forming lineages during mouse embryonic development

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 3:30pm to Wed, 02/09/2015 - 4:30pm

​The hunt for the right target for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 11:00am to Thu, 03/09/2015 - 12:00pm

​Analysis of quantitative PCR data: from raw fluorescence to between-plate correction

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 1:00pm to Thu, 03/09/2015 - 2:00pm

​From the dark zone into the light; the Bcl-2 juggle in the Germinal Center