Researcher working in the laboratory

Victoria’s leading medical research institutes have welcomed the launch of the Victorian Government’s new Health and Medical Research Strategy, Healthier Lives Stronger Economy.

13 July 2016
Dr Jeanne Tie in laboratory

Fragments of cancer-related DNA circulating in the blood of patients with colorectal cancer can be used to determine whether their surgery should be followed by chemotherapy, new research has shown.

6 July 2016
2016 InSPIRE students meet Lord Mayor Mr Robert Doyle

Undergraduate students from China’s leading universities arrive at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute as part of the inaugural 2016 International Student Program in Research Experience (InSPIRE).

6 July 2016
Professor Alan Cowman and colleagues

Australian researchers have discovered a way to stop the malaria parasite invading healthy red blood cells, in a study giving fresh hope to the development of much-needed new anti-malarial treatment.

1 July 2016
Dr Alyssa Barry in lab

Melbourne researchers are part of an international collaboration that has performed the first large-scale genomic analysis of P. vivax malaria infections.

28 June 2016
Professor Doug Hilton in the office

Professor Doug Hilton, director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, has been awarded The Curtin Medal for Excellence in Medical Research for his outstanding contributions to medical science.

27 June 2016
Researchers working in the lab

Our researchers have discovered that an existing medication could have promise in preventing breast cancer in women carrying a faulty BRCA1 gene.

21 June 2016
Professor Doug Hilton in the office

Institute director Professor Doug Hilton has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours List for 2016.

13 June 2016
Dr Ruth Mitchell smiling at the Institute

A clinician PhD student at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has won the inaugural Australian Medical Association (AMA) Doctor in Training of the Year award for her work in the care of fellow doctors.

27 May 2016
Professor Doug Hilton speaking at AGM

The exceptional science of 13 early-career researchers, supported by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute founding centenary donors, was recognised at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting, held yesterday evening.

27 May 2016