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Help us save lives

Before every great cure comes a breakthrough. Before every WEHI breakthrough comes you.
“There are millions of people living healthier lives today because of WEHI’s discoveries and every day we’re working on the next vital breakthrough.”
Professor Ken Smith
Director, WEHI
(Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)

We’re shining a light on some of our most complex health issues. With the brightest scientists and advanced technologies, we’re making new discoveries to transform lives.

We’ve been making critical discoveries for more than 100 years in the fields of cancer, immune health and infection, developmental disorders and healthy ageing. Our world-class tools and technologies help turn our research into new treatments and ways to diagnose disease.

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You are the cure

Serious illness can happen to anyone at any time. WEHI is working to help find the cures and treatments that could one day save you or someone you love.

It’s vital research. And it’s only possible thanks to the generosity of our donors.

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What if we could solve the most urgent health challenges of our time, faster?

Together, we can.

Cindy Evelyn, research assistant in the Imaging Lab.

We celebrate the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workplace.

We embrace different perspectives and backgrounds to drive a more creative environment where ideas and people can flourish.

Murrup Barak camp students during lab tour

Hear from our people

“If we have the support of the community for our research, then WEHI has the expertise, knowledge and ideas.”
“WEHI has a long and impressive history in data science that has made us the envy of many other medical research institutes.”
“It’s that possibility of having real impact that drives me out of bed every day.”

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