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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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News

Corey Tutt Deadly partnership to bolster First Nations representation in medical research

WEHI has partnered with leading Indigenous not-for-profit, DeadlyScience, to foster the next generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scientists, in the first partnership of its kind.

27 May 2022
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Researchers hope the findings could help reduce the industry’s high drug failure rate. Research boosts 'game-changing' technology to strengthen drug development

Researchers have boosted pioneering technology to show whether potential treatments are worth progressing into human trials, in a game-changing move that could dramatically reduce the high failure rates in drug discovery and development. 

24 May 2022
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‘A 3D surface representation showing the inhibitor WM382 (in green) bound within the active site cleft of the pacman’s mouth, the plasmepsinX ( in grey). This event blocks the ability of plasmepsinX to process other parasite proteins required for the entry and exit of red blood cells. World-first 3D insights into malaria parasites strengthen drug discovery pipeline

Revolutionary 3D images have enabled researchers to understand how new anti-malaria compounds kill malaria parasites, paving the way for the next generation anti-malarial treatments. 

16 May 2022
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Dr Paola Favuzza will spend a year at MMV in Switzerland as part of the fellowship Fellowship to boost Australia’s drug discovery capabilities

WEHI’s Dr Paola Favuzza has received an MTPConnect Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) fellowship, that will provide her with the vital industry experience required to turn basic scientific research into positive outcomes for patients. 

13 May 2022
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Events

Mon, 30/05/2022 - 11:00am to Mon, 30/05/2022 - 12:15pm


How do consumers contribute to research?

Davis Auditorium

Mon, 30/05/2022 - 3:00pm to Mon, 30/05/2022 - 4:00pm


Population genetics and evolutionary epidemiology of diarrhoeal pathogen – Cryptosporidium

Davis Auditorium

Wed, 01/06/2022 - 11:00am to Wed, 01/06/2022 - 12:00pm


Writing the Future with Twist Bioscience

Davis Auditorium

Wed 01/06/2022 - 11:00 AM to Wed 01/06/2022 - 12:00 PM

Genomics Technical Seminars

Emily Leproust PhD

CEO and Co-Founder of Twist Bioscience USA

Writing the Future with Twist Bioscience

 

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