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Welcome to WEHI

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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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Two women sitting and smiling, looking at camera Could powerful ovarian cancer treatments benefit more patients?

WEHI researchers have made a discovery that could help more Australian women with ovarian cancer gain access to game-changing cancer treatments.

29 July 2021
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Researcher smiling at camera New insights into immune responses to malaria

Advanced technologies have been used to solve a long-standing mystery about why some people develop serious illness when they are infected with the malaria parasite, while others carry the infection asymptomatically.

23 July 2021
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Professor Marc Pellegrini in a WEHI laboratory Progress towards new treatments for tuberculosis

Boosting the body’s own disease-fighting immune pathway could provide answers in the desperate search for new treatments for tuberculosis.

13 July 2021
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Researcher smiling at camera New generation anti-cancer drug shows promise for children with brain tumours

A genetic map of an aggressive childhood brain tumour called medulloblastoma has helped researchers identify a new generation anti-cancer drug that can be repurposed as an effective treatment for the disease.

7 July 2021
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Fri, 30/07/2021 - 9:30am to Fri, 30/07/2021 - 10:30am

Understanding the functional effects of coding variation at scale

Onlina via TEAMS

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 11:00am to Fri, 30/07/2021 - 12:00pm

Harnessing the Gut in Parkinson’s Disease

Online via ZOOM

Mon, 02/08/2021 - 11:00am to Mon, 02/08/2021 - 12:00pm

Modelling to support decision making in uncertain times – what next with COVID-19?

Online via TEAMS

Mon, 02/08/2021 - 3:00pm to Mon, 02/08/2021 - 4:00pm

Identification of new vulnerabilities in pancreatic cancer

Online via TEAMS