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Fast-tracking new medicines

The National Drug Discovery Centre (NDDC) is open to the Australian medical research community.

With the NDDC researchers have access to advanced high-throughput screening and the latest robotic technologies in a fully staffed facility.

Apply for an Australian government-subsidised screening campaign, and fast track your discoveries into new medicines.
 

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News

researcher working in a laboratory Australian Government invests in new medicines for COVID-19

The Australian Government will invest $3M in Walter and Eliza Hall Institute research programs that are developing new classes of medicines for COVID-19.

2 June 2020
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Cone snail image courtesy of Professor B. Olivera, University of Utah Human insulin enhanced with cone snail 'blue print'

Diabetes treatments could be improved following the development of a dramatically modified form of human insulin that mimics the ultra-fast-acting properties of cone snail venom insulin.

2 June 2020
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Andrew Roberts standing smiling at camera Blood cancer researcher elected Academy Fellow

Cancer researcher and haematologist Professor Andrew Roberts has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS).

25 May 2020
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Professor Marc Pellegrini smiling in office COVID-19 prevention trial opens for high risk healthcare workers

COVID SHIELD, the first gold standard Australian clinical trial to determine whether the drug hydroxychloroquine can prevent COVID-19 is now open.

20 May 2020
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Events

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 1:00pm to Wed, 03/06/2020 - 2:00pm

KEAP calm and carry on: Investigating lung adenocarcinoma through the lens of Keap1/Nrf2 pathway activation

Online seminar: access Slido and enter code #WEHIWEDNESDAY
Including Q&A session

Tue, 09/06/2020 - 1:00pm to Tue, 09/06/2020 - 2:00pm

​Bringing new treatments to clinical trial for rare childhood brain cancers

Zoom link
Contact majewski@wehi.edu.au by midday on 9 June for passcode access number

Wed, 10/06/2020 - 1:00pm to Wed, 10/06/2020 - 2:00pm

Single cell RNA sequencing: from short to long, and from technology to biology

Online seminar: access Slido and enter code #WEHIWEDNESDAY
Including Q&A session

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 1:00pm to Wed, 17/06/2020 - 2:00pm

Dealing with the editor: RNA editing in human neurons provides genetic clues in neuropsychiatric diseases

Online seminar: access Slido and enter code #WEHIWEDNESDAY
Including Q&A session

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