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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.

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Small intestine lining histology image Gluten found in some 'gluten-free' packaged food

An Australian study has found low levels of gluten in one in 40 ‘gluten-free’ manufactured foods tested.

12 November 2018
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L-R: Gordon Smyth, Yunshun Chen, Andreas Strasser, Gemma Kelly Mutant protein tackles DNA guardian to promote cancer development

Melbourne scientists have discovered how tumour development is driven by mutations in the most important gene in preventing cancer, p53. 

7 November 2018
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Dr Jason Tye-Din and patient World-first coeliac disease vaccine enters Phase 2 trials in Melbourne

A coeliac disease vaccine that aims to protect patients from the harmful effects of gluten has entered Phase 2 clinical trials in Melbourne.

31 October 2018
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Dr Kelly Rogers, Dr Kim Pham and Professor Phil Hodgkin in the imaging laboratory Imaging collaboration sheds new light on cancer growth

Institute researchers have uncovered new insights into how the normal controls on cell growth are lost in cancer cells, leading to rapid tumour expansion.

29 October 2018
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Tue, 13/11/2018 - 12:00pm to Tue, 13/11/2018 - 1:00pm

Find out how you can be an ally to trans and gender diverse people

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 1:00pm to Tue, 13/11/2018 - 2:00pm

​CITE-seq: Highly multiplexed simultaneous immunophenotype and transcriptome measurement in single cells

Networking lunch will be served from 12:30pm - 1:00pm register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/special-seminar-cite-seq-tickets-50755745802

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 1:00pm to Wed, 14/11/2018 - 2:00pm

1 Hour Parkin: Mitophagy at the Crossroads of Cell Death

Tue, 20/11/2018 - 1:00pm to Tue, 20/11/2018 - 2:00pm

​Mitophagy and Inflammation: Connecting mitochondrial dysfunction and neurodegeneration