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The Brain Cancer Centre

Many minds. One focus.

The Brain Cancer Centre was launched publicly on 25 October 2021. The centre was founded by Carrie’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer and established in partnership with WEHI with support from the Victorian Government. 

The Brain Cancer Centre brings together the best and brightest minds with a single focus: to improve outcomes for brain cancer patients NOW and in the future. Our world-class research teams will work collaboratively to develop new treatments and trials so that patients diagnosed with brain cancer are given real hope.

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Pictured: Epigenetic tags (orange and blue) on inactive DNA. Researchers say epigenetic tags could be passed onto offspring more often than previously thought. Still from WEHI.TV's animation "X Inactivation and Epigenetics" by Etsuko Uno Not all in the genes: Are we inheriting more than we think?

A fundamental discovery about a driver of healthy development in embryos could rewrite our understanding of what can be inherited from our parents and how their life experiences may shape us. 

12 August 2022
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Photo of three researchers in WEHI's galleria WEHI and Monash drug discovery team nominated as finalists in prestigious Eureka Prizes

A team of Melbourne scientists from WEHI and Monash University have been shortlisted as finalists in this year’s Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. 

27 July 2022
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WEHI’s collaboration with Imagine If Health offers a smart solution for accelerating robust research on emerging cancer treatments.  Collaboration streamlines the integration of rich data from medicines access programs to advance cancer treatments

A new collaboration between pioneering MedTech platform Imagine If Health and WEHI will enable the streamlined integration of real-world evidence collection with oncology Medicines Access Programs (MAPs).

19 July 2022
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Study identifies kids with cancer at risk of lethal infections Study identifies kids with cancer at risk of lethal infections

New research has identified the child cancer patients at greatest risk of developing life-threatening infections, in a crucial step towards the development of an early diagnostic test. 

12 July 2022
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Fri, 30/09/2022 - 3:00pm to Fri, 30/09/2022 - 4:00pm

Identifying and characterising novel cell death regulators of TRAIL-dependent cholangitis-like liver injury

Davis Auditorium