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14/08/14

Dr Nick Huntington (left), Ms Rebecca Delconte (centre) and Dr Priyanka Sathe have shown natural killer cells are vital for halting the spread of cancer cells, rejecting donor bone marrow transplants and in toxic shock syndrome.

Immune cell discovery could help to halt cancer spread

Melbourne researchers have revealed the critical importance of highly specialised immune cells, called natural killer cells, in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs. These natural...

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08/08/14

Professor Geoff Lindeman has won the Medical Oncology Group of Australia – Novartis Oncology Cancer Achievement Award for his contributions to breast cancer research and treatment.

Breast cancer and stem cell scientist wins achievement award

Breast cancer clinician-scientist Professor Geoff Lindeman has received a cancer achievement award in recognition of his contribution to Australian cancer research and treatment.

Professor Lindeman...

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08/08/14

The institute's 'B cell team' – Professor Stephen Nutt, Associate Professor Lynn Corcoran, Professor Phil Hodgkin and Professor David Tarlinton (L-R) – have been nominated for the Eureka Prize for Scientific Research.

Five institute scientists in the running for Eureka Prizes

Five researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have been announced as finalists in three categories for the 2014 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

The institute finalists are:

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