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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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Researchers from successful round 4 applications from the NDDC National Drug Discovery Centre announces four new projects

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

21 September 2021
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Dr Michael Chopin sitting in front of piece of equipment, smiling at camera Discovery highlights the complex lifestyles of frontline immune cells

WEHI researchers have made a surprise discovery about how immune ‘sentinel’ cells are maintained, which could have implications for drugs in development for treating cancer.

18 September 2021
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Research discovery identifies cause of neonatal strokes

Scientists have discovered an important cause of stroke occurring in the womb or just after birth, paving the way for new treatments.

13 September 2021
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Iron supplements not linked to cognitive improvements for kids

A study in rural Bangladesh has concluded that preventive iron treatment has no impact on young children’s development.

8 September 2021
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Wed, 29/09/2021 - 1:00pm to Wed, 29/09/2021 - 2:00pm

Imaging the bone microenvironment in breast cancer metastasis

Davis Auditorium

Mon 04/10/2021 - 11:00 AM to Wed 04/08/2021 - 11:30 AM


Dr Craig Morton & Dr Tracy Nero - Bio21 Institute

Watch the lecture recording, to be made available prior to the Q&A session
Join the live Q&A session via TEAMS

Mon, 04/10/2021 - 11:00am to Mon, 04/10/2021 - 11:30am

Computer-Aided Drug Discovery - An Introduction


Fri, 08/10/2021 - 11:00am to Fri, 08/10/2021 - 12:00pm

Extracellular Vesicles: Functional and Diagnostic Implications for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Davis Auditorium