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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.

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Professor Marcia Langton International Women’s Day at the Institute

The Institute was honoured to welcome influential Aboriginal academic Professor Marcia Langton AM to deliver our inaugural International Women’s Day address.

8 March 2019
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Deborah Sims with her three children Anti-cancer treatment venetoclax listed on Australian PBS

A new treatment option for patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) will be made available through the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

24 February 2019
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Generations of Danger by Justin Muir and Tom Weber 'Cellular barcoding' reveals how breast cancer spreads

A cutting-edge technique called 'cellular barcoding' has been used to tag, track and pinpoint cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer.

15 February 2019
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Portrait of Mike Fitzpatrick and Malcolm Broomhead Medical research champions recognised in Australia Day honours

Current Institute board member Mr Malcolm Broomhead AO and former Institute board member Mr Mike Fitzpatrick AO have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours.

29 January 2019
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Mon, 25/03/2019 - 12:00pm to Mon, 25/03/2019 - 1:00pm

Growing up in a cell: negotiating host molecular pathways

Wed, 27/03/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 27/03/2019 - 2:00pm

Venetoclax Resistance - The G101V mutation story

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 12:00pm to Thu, 28/03/2019 - 1:00pm

​The Barwon Infant Study – integrating basic science and epidemiology

Mon, 01/04/2019 - 12:00pm to Mon, 01/04/2019 - 1:00pm

Malaria epidemiology, control and elimination