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Scientific seminar, 1pm 27 June 2018

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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Three people standing in hallway smiling at camera Human immune trigger map paves way for better treatments

A discovery about how human cells are ‘triggered’ to undergo an inflammatory type of cell death could have implications for treating cancer, stroke and tissue injury, and immune disorders.

21 June 2018
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Researchers standing together Team behind new cancer drug wins Clunies Ross Award

A team of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have been recognised for their role in the development of a new anti-cancer medicine, receiving the 2018 Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

13 June 2018
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Professor Andreas Strasser, Associate Professor Marco Herold and Dr Ana Janic Key cancer-fighting gene's secret weapons revealed

Melbourne scientists have discovered how the most important gene in preventing human cancer, p53, is able to stop the development of blood cancers.

12 June 2018
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Exterior view of new childcare centre Launching Australia's first on-site childcare centre at medical research institute

Australia’s first childcare centre built and owned by an independent medical research institute and established on-site for its staff and students will be celebrated today in Melbourne.

4 June 2018
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Mon, 25/06/2018 - 10:30am to Mon, 25/06/2018 - 11:30am

​A Chemical Approach to Controlling Cell Fate

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 12:00pm to Mon, 25/06/2018 - 1:00pm

Fibrinolysis: blood clot busting and well beyond

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 1:00pm to Wed, 27/06/2018 - 2:00pm

Cell death, the immune system, and microbiome in skin inflammation and disease

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 12:00pm to Thu, 28/06/2018 - 1:00pm

​Publishing Your Work: A Cell Editor’s Perspective