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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



Professor David Komander New proteomics technique gives insights into ubiquitin signalling

Australian researchers are among the first in the world to have access to a new approach to understand intricate changes that control how proteins function in our cells in health and disease.

15 August 2019
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Researchers with microscope Anti-viral immune discovery could lead to better vaccines

Our researchers have identified a molecular switch that impacts immune responses to viral infections, and whether or not protective antibodies are produced.

14 August 2019
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Associate Professor Jason Tye-Din Gluten response in coeliac patients could lead to diagnostic test

Distinct markers found in the blood of people with coeliac disease could lead to a world-first blood test for diagnosing patients.

8 August 2019
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Dr Alison Farley sitting outside Tiny blood cells could protect against cerebral palsy

An Institute study is following an exciting new lead that could help to protect developing babies against cerebral palsy, the most common childhood disability in Australia. 

2 August 2019
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Mon, 26/08/2019 - 10:00am to Mon, 26/08/2019 - 11:00am

​Human Leukemia – Whence and Whither

Mon, 26/08/2019 - 12:00pm to Mon, 26/08/2019 - 1:00pm

​New Insights from De Novo Models of Human Breast Cancer

Mon, 26/08/2019 - 2:30pm to Mon, 26/08/2019 - 3:30pm

​Tapestri : Single Cell Targeted Solutions for High-Impact Applications

Wed, 28/08/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 28/08/2019 - 2:00pm

How Toxoplasma senses and manipulates its host