Annual reports

If you would like a hard copy or earlier annual reports, including highlights and financial statements, email communityrelations@wehi.edu.au or phone +61 3 9345 2555.

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2023 Annual Report

WEHI celebrated a year filled with exceptional research accomplishments, exciting new launches and strategic collaborations. Noteworthy achievements included:

  • the announcement of the Snow Centre for Immune Health, a game-changer for immune health research
  • the launch of 66ten, WEHI’s first strategic investment fund
  • formally opening our Protein Production Facility and the newly refurbished labs at the Centre for Biologic Therapies, a collaboration between WEHI and CSL.

View the 2023 Annual Report Financial Statements.

2022 Annual Report

WEHI marked another year of remarkable achievements in research, discovery, translation and collaboration in 2022, including:

  • the first National Conference of The Brain Cancer Centre and the launch of a world-first perioperative brain cancer clinical trial platform (Brain-POP)
  • important discoveries and advances in COVID-19, gene silencing, colon cancer, malaria and diabetes
  • significant national awards and honours for deputy director Professor Alan Cowman AC, Professor Clare Scott AM and Professor Sant-Rayn Pasricha.

The 2022 Annual Report includes highlights of these achievements – with links to more extensive reports on our website – together with overviews of significant initiatives across our operations.

View the 2022 Annual Report Financial Statements.

2021 Annual Report

The 2021 Annual Report showcases an exciting year of discoveries, partnerships and organisational activity at WEHI. A few highlights include:

  • The Brain Cancer Centre, founded by Carrie’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer and established in partnership with WEHI
  • the Centre for Biologic Therapies, launched by WEHI in partnership with our long-term collaborator CSL
  • WEHI’s multidisciplinary response to find much-needed treatments, rapid diagnostic tools and optimal vaccine strategies for COVID-19

2020 Annual Report

WEHI launched its new brand in 2020, heralding a bright new era for our institute. The 2020 Annual Report describes this journey as well as research highlights, including:

  • WEHI’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the launch of a new multidisciplinary coronavirus research program.
  • Progress towards better treatments for several types of cancer, as well as degenerative conditions and iron deficiency.
  • The discovery of the cellular and molecular origins of different blood cell types.

2019 Annual Report

Highlights from WEHI in 2019 include:

  • Implementing the first year of our Strategic Plan 2019-2023, supporting our commitment to improving the lives of those suffering from disease
  • Establishing the National Drug Discovery Centre to bring medicines to patients sooner
  • Anti-cancer treatment venetoclax listed on the Australian PBS
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