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The Brain Cancer Centre

Many minds. One focus.

The Brain Cancer Centre was launched publicly on 25 October 2021. The centre was founded by Carrie’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer and established in partnership with WEHI with support from the Victorian Government. 

The Brain Cancer Centre brings together the best and brightest minds with a single focus: to improve outcomes for brain cancer patients NOW and in the future. Our world-class research teams will work collaboratively to develop new treatments and trials so that patients diagnosed with brain cancer are given real hope.

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News

Research wet laboratories - empty New biotech incubator in Melbourne to drive world-class medical research

CSL, WEHI and the University of Melbourne today announced that they have secured funding to create a start-up incubator to support and grow early-stage Australian biotech companies.

23 November 2021
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Aerial photo of WEHI on the edge of Melbourne's central business district WEHI supports action to combat climate change

WEHI accepts the scientific consensus on climate change and recognises it as an issue of national and global concern, requiring urgent action. 

29 October 2021
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Man standing outside building looking away from camera, with WEHI in the background Cancer researcher wins $1.25M CSL Centenary Fellowship

Dr Stephin Vervoort has been awarded a 2022 CSL Centenary Fellowship to fund his research to find new treatments for leukaemia and other types of cancers.

27 October 2021
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Blue and purple image of the inside of a cell, with yellow, green, blue and purple structures sitting on the cell surface Cancer researchers elected to health and medical sciences academy

WEHI researchers Professor Jerry Adams, Professor Suzanne Cory AC and Professor David Huang have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

26 October 2021
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Events

Wed, 08/12/2021 - 9:30am to Wed, 08/12/2021 - 10:30am


Targeting macrophages in cancer: Therapeutic opportunities and challenges

Online

Fri, 10/12/2021 - 9:00am to Fri, 10/12/2021 - 10:00am


Targeting Chronic Inflammation in the Gut-Brain Axis to Reduce Risks for Neurodegenerative Disease

Online

Mon, 13/12/2021 - 3:00pm to Mon, 13/12/2021 - 4:00pm


Improving Structural Variant Annotation and Detection in High-throughput Sequencing Data

Davis Auditorium

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