Immunology researchers discussing research

In a major shake-up of scientists’ understanding of what determines the fate of cells, researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have shown that cells have some control over their own destiny.

6 January 2012
Professor Stephen Nutt in the lab

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researcher Dr Stephen Nutt has been awarded a $200,000 Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) grant to study key immune cell genes and their role in cancer.

6 October 2011
Dr Emma Josefsson in the lab

Scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have identified a way that chemotherapy causes platelet numbers to drop, answering in the process a decade-old question about the formation of platelets, tiny cells that allow blood to clot.

26 September 2011
Dr Bob Anderson and Dr Jason Tye-Din in the lab working on a coeliac disease vaccine

The world’s first potential vaccine for coeliac disease has shown promising results for treating coeliac disease in a Phase 1 clinical trial and is expected to move to Phase 2 trials within the next year.

8 May 2011