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Welcome to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

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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

Two men sitting and looking at camera Leukaemia researcher Professor Andrew Roberts joint winner of Ramaciotti Medal

The 2020 Ramaciotti Awards for Biomedical Research have been announced, with Professor Andrew Roberts being named the joint winner of the Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence.

20 October 2020
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Researchers in the laboratory 'Multi-omics' adds new cell to immune family tree

WEHI researchers have used powerful ‘single cell multi-omics’ technologies to discover a previously unknown ancestor of T and B lymphocytes, which are critical components of our immune system.

20 October 2020
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Two researchers in a laboratory WEHI embarks on a new era of scientific discovery

WEHI – the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research – is shining a spotlight on its commitment to collaboration and long-term scientific discovery as we launch our new brand.

16 October 2020
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Researcher using lab technology Clinical study aims to better understand COVID-19 immunity

People who have recovered from COVID-19, and their close contacts, could hold the key to understanding how immunity to the disease develops, how long it lasts and what happens when immunity is lost.

11 October 2020
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Events

Wed, 28/10/2020 - 13:00:00 to Wed, 28/10/2020 - 14:00:00

Investigation into the MYST lysine acetyltransferase TIP60 in inducible human and mouse knockout models

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Including Q&A session

Wed, 4/11/2020 - 1:00pm to Wed, 4/11/2020 - 2:00pm

Benefits and risks of iron interventions in low income countries

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