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Welcome to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

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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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News

Two women standing in hallway smiling at camera Same but different: unique lung cancer traits key to targeted therapies

Melbourne researchers have discovered that the key to personalised therapies for some types of lung cancers may be to focus on their differences, not their similarities.

13 September 2019
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Visitors at the Art of Science 2019 exhibition Art of Science - you won’t believe it until you see it!

The Institute’s popular Art of Science exhibition has opened at Melbourne’s Federation Square for its fifth year.

13 September 2019
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Man and woman standing and talking, looking at whiteboard Genetic cause of debilitating eye disease discovered

A global collaboration has led to the discovery of a genetic defect that causes MacTel (macular telangiectasia type 2), a debilitating eye disease that can lead to loss of vision and blindness.

12 September 2019
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Professor Jacques Miller standing smiling at camera, with lab in the background Australian immunology pioneer Jacques Miller wins Lasker Award

Emeritus Professor Jacques Miller AC has won a Lasker Award, one of the highest international honours in medical research.

10 September 2019
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Events

Wed, 18/09/2019 - 6:30pm to Wed, 18/09/2019 - 7:30pm

​Planetariums – fulldome cinema and the art of science communication

Thu, 19/09/2019 - 10:00am to Thu, 19/09/2019 - 11:00am

​Proteomic exploration of lysine acetylation signaling

Thu, 19/09/2019 - 1:00pm to Thu, 19/09/2019 - 2:00pm

​Fibroblast-mediated immune regulation: from tonsils to tumours

Wed, 25/09/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 25/09/2019 - 2:00pm

Discovery of novel antimalarial agents that disrupt multiple stages of the malaria parasite lifecycle

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