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Welcome to WEHI

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WEHI – Brighter together

At WEHI, the world’s brightest minds collaborate and innovate to make discoveries so we can all live healthier for longer.

We think differently about some of the world’s most important and complex health problems, making transformative discoveries for cancer, infectious and immune diseases, developmental disorders and healthy ageing.

We are driven by collaboration, curiosity and creativity. We are committed to making a positive difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

We are WEHI. We are brighter together.

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News

A/Prof Wai-Hong Tham photographed in her office Melbourne-made COVID-19 treatment could future-proof Australia

A COVID-19 treatment using monoclonal antibodies is one step closer thanks to the efforts of Australian researchers.

29 September 2021
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Researchers from successful round 4 applications from the NDDC National Drug Discovery Centre announces four new projects

Four research projects have been awarded generous Australian Government subsidies to fast-track their discoveries into new medicines using the National Drug Discovery Centre (NDDC).

21 September 2021
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Dr Michael Chopin sitting in front of piece of equipment, smiling at camera Discovery highlights the complex lifestyles of frontline immune cells

WEHI researchers have made a surprise discovery about how immune ‘sentinel’ cells are maintained, which could have implications for drugs in development for treating cancer.

18 September 2021
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Research discovery identifies cause of neonatal strokes

Scientists have discovered an important cause of stroke occurring in the womb or just after birth, paving the way for new treatments.

13 September 2021
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Events

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 3:00pm to Mon, 18/10/2021 - 4:00pm


Deciphering breast cancer heterogeneity and metastatic fate using cellular barcoding

Online

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 2:30pm to Tue, 19/10/2021 - 3:30pm


Full Spectrum Cytometry / Resolving tissue-resident lymphocytes using spectral cytometry

Online

Wed, 20/10/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 20/10/2021 - 2:00pm


Development of irresistible antimalarials and their mode of action

Online

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 9:30am to Thu, 21/10/2021 - 10:30am


Exploiting and targeting irreversible protein modifications

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