Two researchers standing in hallway smiling at camera

Scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have created the first three-dimensional image of a key protein known to be involved in the development of blood and other cancers.

9 October 2015
Warren Alexander in laboratory, smiling at camera

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

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
ACRF Plaque and lab

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
Research team in office

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

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute will join more than half of Australian universities and science organisations in a pilot program to improve the promotion and retention of women and gender minorities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM).

15 September 2015
Associate Professor Tony Papenfuss with a computer

Melbourne researchers have discovered how a form of leukaemia fights back against a groundbreaking treatment, providing vital new leads on how to outmaneuvre the deadly disease.

15 September 2015
Dr Marc Pellegrini and Dr Greg Ebert

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute senior postdoctoral fellow Dr Greg Ebert has today been awarded the Centenary Institute’s Lawrence Creative Prize 2015 for his role in developing a new approach to treating infectious diseases.

10 September 2015
Dr Jason Tye-Din and Dr Melinda Hardy

A new study has revealed childhood coeliac disease mirrors the condition in adults, increasing the possibility a coeliac disease therapy that could enable patients to eat gluten again will work in children.

2 September 2015
Eureka Prize winning team

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