“WEHI isn’t only a place where great discoveries are made, it’s where ideas are debated, pursued and celebrated. This is how we tackle the biggest health challenges facing our community.”
For over 100 years we have brought the world’s brightest scientists together to help solve some of the world’s most complex health issues. We are brighter because of our collaborations with hospitals, universities, research institutes, supporters, alumni and the community.
Together, we can do even more, faster to tackle the world’s most devastating diseases.
Our scientists are dedicated to improving lives by solving complex health problems in the fields of cancer, immune health and infection, developmental disorders and healthy ageing.
WEHI is a place where people are able to shine. We’re committed to ensuring our people can flourish to achieve far-reaching impacts.
We know that embracing different perspectives leads to a more creative environment where new ideas can thrive.
We’re an innovative medical research institute that engages and enriches society and improves health outcomes through discovery, translation and education.
WEHI was created in 1915 with a vision to become “the birthplace” of important discoveries to help people by preventing and curing diseases.
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