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Professor Andrew Roberts

Four Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have tonight been recognised for their contributions to medical research, with their election as fellows of the newly established Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

25 March 2015
Dr Jason Tye-Din talks to the Coeliac Victoria and Tasmania group while a woman looks down a microscope

Coeliac Victoria and Tasmania today announced a $40,000 donation to support investigations into the under-researched area of childhood coeliac disease at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.

20 March 2015
Associate Professor Guillaume Lessene, Dr Ueli Nachbur and Professor Andrew Lew looking at a vial

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute scientists have developed a new drug-like molecule that can halt inflammation and has shown promise in preventing the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS).

17 March 2015
Cancer research team in the lab

Melbourne researchers have developed a new genome editing technology that can target and kill blood cancer cells with high accuracy.

13 March 2015

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia’s oldest medical research institute, kicked off its 100th birthday celebrations this week, reflecting on a century of discoveries that have improved the health of millions of people worldwide.

11 March 2015
Dr Kirsten Fairfax pipetting in the laboratory

A good immune system relies on a key ‘energy producing’ protein in immune cells to develop immunity to vaccines and disease, an international team of scientists has found.

6 March 2015
Professor Jane Visvader and Dr Nai Yang Fu working in the laboratory

Australian researchers have discovered the protein MCL-1 is critical for keeping milk-producing cells alive and sustaining milk production in the breast.

3 March 2015
Associate Professor Mike Lawrence working in the lab

Melbourne scientists now have access to an unparalleled view of the molecular world thanks to Australia's first advanced structural cryo-electron microscopy centre.

2 February 2015
Dr Axel Kallies and Dr Ajith Vasanthakumar in the laboratory

Preventing inflammation in obese fat tissue may hold the key to preventing or even reversing type 2 diabetes, new research has found.

28 January 2015
Venture Grants research team

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute scientists have been awarded $1 million for a ‘visionary’ project to identify the key cancer-causing genes that trigger leukaemia, lymphoma and breast cancer development.

20 January 2015

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