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Welcome to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

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Photograph of Cellular Immunology staff taken in 1967/68

Celebrating 100 years of discoveries for humanity

For more than 100 years, the institute’s discoveries have advanced scientific thinking, improved clinical practice and resulted in new and more effective treatments for patients.

As we look to the future and what it will hold for medical research, we are developing strategies to ensure we continue to make discoveries that improve lives and benefit humanity.

Discover our research



Dr Alex Uboldi, Ms Mary-Louise Wilde and Associate Professor Chris Tonkin Parasite makes quick exit when researchers 'remove the handbrake'

Our researchers have discovered a way to halt the invasion of the toxoplasmosis-causing parasite into cells, depriving the parasite of a key factor necessary for its growth.

25 September 2018
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Andreas Strasser, Andrew Kueh, Francine Ke and Anne Voss Surprise finding uncovers balancing act between birth defects and cancer

Researchers have made a discovery about how subtle changes in the way cell survival is regulated during development can have drastic health implications.

19 September 2018
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Professor Peter Gibbs Australian-first approach to cancer trials to improve patient care

An Australian-first approach to cancer clinical trials will enhance the ability of clinicians to select the right treatments for patients.

10 September 2018
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Dr Danushka Marapana outside a laboratory Protein 'gatekeeper' may open door to better malaria treatments

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have uncovered a potential new target in the fight to eliminate malaria, a parasitic disease that kills more than 400,000 people annually.

22 August 2018
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Wed, 03/10/2018 - 1:00pm to Wed, 03/10/2018 - 2:00pm

A Constitutional First Nations Voice and Makarrata

Mon, 08/10/2018 - 3:00pm to Mon, 08/10/2018 - 4:00pm

Extracellular vesicles in rheumatoid arthritis

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 12/10/2018 - 5:00pm



Collecting and using Big Data – machines, artificial intelligence, epidemiology, precision medicine & health economics

The Victorian Branch of the AAHMS is pleased to invite you to the 2018 AAHMS Annual Scientific Meeting! The meeting will be held from October 11 – October 12 at the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute in Parkville. The Academy’s New Fellow’s day will take place on Thursday, October 11 with Professor Alan Lopez presenting the keynote address, and the Annual Scientific Meeting on Big Data in Health and Medical Research will take place on Friday, October 12.

Registration now open at: http://www.aahms.org/events/2018-annual-events/


Wed, 10/10/2018 - 1:00pm to Wed, 10/10/2018 - 2:00pm

The emergence of Mycobacterium ulcerans disease near Melbourne