Three researchers standing in a laboratory smiling, with a light box in front of them

irst three-dimensional image capturing a critical malaria ‘conductor’ protein could lead to the development of a new class of antimalarial drugs.

27 July 2015
Eureka Prize team

A Walter and Eliza Hall Institute team searching for a cure for hepatitis B have been named finalists in the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, announced today.

24 July 2015
Two researchers pointing and looking at a computer screen showing graphs and data.

Australian researchers have used models to identify a potential link between excess production of inflammatory proteins that cause rheumatoid arthritis and the development of heart valve disease.

20 July 2015
Illustration of an image of a flower projected on the walls of the Abbey as part of the Mendel: The Legacy exhibition

On 20 July 2015, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute will be part of a global celebration to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of modern genetics.

20 July 2015
Two scientists standing smiling at camera in a long hallway with animation in the background.

Melbourne researchers have identified a protein responsible for preserving the antibody-producing cells that lead to long-term immunity after infection or vaccination.

13 July 2015
Institute researcher Dr Tracy Putoczki is featured alongside images relating to current institute research.

Australia Post has celebrated the centenary of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research with the release of a stamp issue, inviting everyone across Australia to celebrate 100 years of discoveries that have improved the lives of tens of millions of people worldwide.

1 July 2015
Associate Professor John Silke with his computer

A team of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to international cell death research.

30 June 2015
Researchers in the laboratory

Melbourne researchers have made a critical discovery about a gene involved in muscular dystrophy that could lead to future therapies for the currently untreatable disease.

17 June 2015
Dr Shalin Naik in the lab

New research from Australian and Singaporean scientists has revealed how immune cell ‘spies' are created, providing clues on how the immune system could be manipulated to better fight disease.

9 June 2015
Institute staff working in laboratory

A new five-year strategic plan and the inaugural Metcalf scholars were the highlights of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s Annual General Meeting, held today at the institute.

21 May 2015