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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.

Discover our research



Dr Shalin Naik New series puts Australian health under the microscope

Dr Shalin Naik is co-hosting a new ABC health and medical science education series, Ask the Doctor, which premieres at 8pm on Tuesday 16 May.

16 May 2017
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Researcher sitting in front of computer, writing and smiling at camera HHMI supports Australian malaria and immunity research

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers are two of six Australian recipients of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) International Research Scholars awards in 2017.

9 May 2017
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Two researchers standing in hallway smiling at camera Testosterone explains why women more prone to asthma

An international research team has revealed that testosterone protects males against developing asthma, helping to explain why females are two times more likely to develop asthma than males after puberty.

8 May 2017
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Scientists working in a laboratory Growing medical research in Victoria

The Institute welcomes the Victorian Government’s budget announcement to strengthen support for medical research and improve health outcomes for Victorian patients.

2 May 2017
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Mon, 29/05/2017 - 12:00pm to Mon, 29/05/2017 - 1:00pm

Emerging technologies in reading and writing the epigenome

Wed, 31/05/2017 - 1:00pm to Wed, 31/05/2017 - 2:00pm

Cultural Safety and Aboriginal Health in Mainstream Health Organisations

Thu, 01/06/2017 - 12:00pm to Thu, 01/06/2017 - 1:00pm

​Celebrating the Discovery, Isolation, Cloning and Use of Colony Stimulating Factors: A Workshop in Honour of Dr Lindsay Sparrow’s 80th Birthday

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 12:00pm to Mon, 05/06/2017 - 1:00pm

State-of-the-art in quantitative microscopy and novel applications for biomedical research