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Multicoloured artwork by First Nations artist Aimee McCartney New action plan strengthens reconciliation commitment

WEHI has launched its third Reconciliation Action Plan, building on the institute’s deep commitment to broaden and strengthen reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 




30 May 2023
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David Komander poses for a photo wearing a light blue shirt, glasses and a black iWatch Pioneering ubiquitin researcher inducted as Academy Fellow

Professor David Komander has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science for his significant research contributions towards unravelling the ubiquitin system.

25 May 2023
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Dendritic cells (orange) sampling a cancerous tumour. Funding boost advances research on cancer vaccine

New research that could lead to a vaccine for patients with hard-to-treat cancers has been backed with over $900,000 in funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

11 May 2023
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CAR T cell Advanced immunotherapy may hold promise for children with brain cancer

An advanced immunotherapy treatment could hold promise for children with an inoperable type of brain cancer, according to new research.

8 May 2023
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Mon, 05/06/2023 - 11:00am to Mon, 05/06/2023 - 12:00pm

Immune signalling from a Structural biology perspective

Davis Auditorium

Mon, 05/06/2023 - 2:30pm to Mon, 05/06/2023 - 3:30pm

Findings of the Net Zero Australia Study

Davis Auditorium

Wed, 07/06/2023 - 1:00pm to Wed, 07/06/2023 - 2:00pm

3D Imaging and Cellular Barcoding: Novel Tools for Exploring Cancer Heterogeneity

Davis Auditorium

Fri, 09/06/2023 - 11:00am to Fri, 09/06/2023 - 12:00pm

HIgh-plex, high-throughput proteomics assay for oncology applications

Davis Auditorium