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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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Dr Najoua Lalaoui and Dr Shalin Naik have been jointly awarded the 2021 Burnet Prize. Immune and inflammation researchers win 2021 Burnet Prize

Dr Najoua Lalaoui and Dr Shalin Naik have been jointly awarded the 2021 Burnet Prize, WEHI’s top science prize.

8 December 2021
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WEHI researchers have identified a biomarker that could help identify patients who are at 'high-risk' of developing severe Covid-19 symptoms. Biomarker discovery makes early detection of high risk COVID19 patients possible

Researchers have discovered a biomarker that could assist in the early identification of people at high risk of developing severe COVID-19.

6 December 2021
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Research wet laboratories - empty New biotech incubator in Melbourne to drive world-class medical research

CSL, WEHI and the University of Melbourne today announced that they have secured funding to create a start-up incubator to support and grow early-stage Australian biotech companies.

23 November 2021
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Aerial photo of WEHI on the edge of Melbourne's central business district WEHI supports action to combat climate change

WEHI accepts the scientific consensus on climate change and recognises it as an issue of national and global concern, requiring urgent action. 

29 October 2021
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Fri, 10/12/2021 - 9:00am to Fri, 10/12/2021 - 10:00am

Targeting Chronic Inflammation in the Gut-Brain Axis to Reduce Risks for Neurodegenerative Disease


Mon, 13/12/2021 - 3:00pm to Mon, 13/12/2021 - 4:00pm

Improving Structural Variant Annotation and Detection in High-throughput Sequencing Data

Davis Auditorium