Dr Jason Brouwer

Dr Jason Brouwer, an Institute researcher and campaigner for social equality, is a finalist for the 2018 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science.

25 July 2018
Schematic view of antibody on cell surface

Our researchers will unravel the genes that control the production of crucial immune proteins released to protect us from infectious agents. 

29 June 2018
Researchers standing in laboratory, smiling at camera

Institute scientists have taken a significant step toward developing a new vaccine for malaria, revealing for the first time an ‘atomic-scale’ blueprint of how the parasite invades human cells.

28 June 2018
Three people standing in hallway smiling at camera

A discovery about how human cells are ‘triggered’ to undergo an inflammatory type of cell death could have implications for treating cancer, stroke and tissue injury, and immune disorders.

21 June 2018
Researchers standing together

A team of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have been recognised for their role in the development of a new anti-cancer medicine, receiving the 2018 Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

13 June 2018
Professor Andreas Strasser, Associate Professor Marco Herold and Dr Ana Janic

Melbourne scientists have discovered how the most important gene in preventing human cancer, p53, is able to stop the development of blood cancers.

12 June 2018
Exterior view of new childcare centre

Australia’s first childcare centre built and owned by an independent medical research institute and established on-site for its staff and students will be celebrated today in Melbourne.

4 June 2018
Researchers using microscope

Our structural biology researchers have visualised for the first time how the protein SOCS1 ‘switches off’ cell signalling to dampen immune responses and block cancer growth. 

1 June 2018
Dr Jason Tye-Din

A first of its kind study led by Institute researchers has detected potentially harmful levels of gluten in foods sold and served as ‘gluten-free’ across Melbourne.


28 May 2018
Researchers standing in laboratory looking at microscope slide

Australian researchers have made a surprise discovery that could rewrite our understanding of the role programmed cell death plays in embryonic development and congenital birth defects.

18 May 2018