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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



Still image from WEHI.TV animation 'X Inactivation and Epigenetics' Cancer therapies and epigenetics research among NHMRC success

A clinical trial to prevent breast cancer in high-risk women, projects to identify potential new cancer therapies and gene silencing were among those funded today by the Australian Government.

6 December 2017
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Dr Ryan Cross at the Institute Cure Brain Cancer supports brain cancer immunotherapy trials

Our research into new treatments for brain cancer has been boosted by fellowship funding from Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.

22 November 2017
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Microscopic view of breast structure New breast cell types discovered by multidisciplinary research team

A joint effort by breast cancer researchers and bioinformaticians has provided new insights into breast development is controlled.

20 November 2017
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Dr Marie-Liesse Asselin-Labat in her office Lung researcher recognised by Australian Academy of Science

Lung researcher Dr Marie-Liesse Asselin-Labat has been awarded the Australian Academy of Science’s 2018 Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science. 

17 November 2017
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Wed, 13/12/2017 - 1:00pm to Wed, 13/12/2017 - 2:00pm

Completing the pro-survival BCL-2 family portrait: Characterisation of mice deficient for A1

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 11:00am to Thu, 14/12/2017 - 12:00pm

​BGI NGS Technology

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 1:00pm to Thu, 14/12/2017 - 2:00pm

​Systems Biology in Single Cells: A Tale of Two Viruses

Mon, 18/12/2017 - 12:00pm to Mon, 18/12/2017 - 1:00pm

​ICAN and the Nobel Peace Prize