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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

Visualisation of SARS-CoV-2 virus with nanobodies Research-industry partnership to advance biologic therapies

Two of Melbourne’s most prominent medical research and drug development organisations, WEHI and CSL, have joined forces to create a Centre for Biologic Therapies.

19 October 2021
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Purple and blue islet cells with red blood vessels Could dietary changes help reduce pregnancy complications in women with type 1 diabetes?

A recent study by WEHI and ENDIA has found type 1 diabetes is associated with changes in the gut microbiome during pregnancy and could contribute to complications in both the mother and baby. 

18 October 2021
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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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Events

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


Exploiting and targeting irreversible protein modifications

Online

Tue, 26/10/2021 - 1:00pm to Tue, 26/10/2021 - 1:30pm


Senior Research Officer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Epigenetic activation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells drives therapeutic differentiation of acute myeloid leukaemias

Online

Tue, 26/10/2021 - 1:30pm to Tue, 26/10/2021 - 2:00pm


Molecular Dissection and Therapeutic Targeting of CDKs in RNA Pol II Transcription Cycles

Online

Wed, 27/10/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 27/10/2021 - 2:00pm


Understanding how pathogenic low density neutrophils contribute to disease

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