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Zoomed in image of mosquito Funding backs world-first test to detect 'insidious' malaria infections

Research to develop and deploy a world-first diagnostic test that could accelerate malaria eradication has been bolstered with over $1.3 million in new funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

6 February 2023
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Researchers from successful round 6 applications Mental health, malaria and obesity in line of sight for National Drug Discovery Centre

Three exciting research projects have been awarded generous Australian Government subsidies to fast-track their discoveries into new medicines using the National Drug Discovery Centre.

27 January 2023
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WEHI president Mrs Jane Hemstritch has been appointed an Order of Australia Australia Day honour for WEHI president

WEHI president Jane Hemstritch has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours, for distinguished service across the Australian non-profit and corporate sectors.  

 

26 January 2023
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Close up photo of Fruit Fly Fruit flies help researchers decode genetic link to Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have used fruit flies to decipher an unexplained connection between Alzheimer’s disease and a genetic variation, revealing that it causes neurons to die. 

9 January 2023
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Events

Wed, 15/02/2023 - 1:00pm to Wed, 15/02/2023 - 2:00pm


Circadian Clocks and their Importance for Metabolism, Aging and Longevity

Bio21 Auditorium

Fri, 17/02/2023 - 10:00am to Fri, 17/02/2023 - 11:00am


Fundamental principles of SMCs-mediated genome organization

Ian Potter Auditorium

Wed, 22/02/2023 - 1:00pm to Wed, 22/02/2023 - 2:00pm


Targeting the BAK–VDAC2 complex to modulate apoptosis

Bio21 Auditorium

Fri, 24/02/2023 - 12:00pm to Fri, 24/02/2023 - 1:00pm


Imaging the immune system during tissue repair and disrepair

Ian Potter Auditorium

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