Side by side photos of Peter Czabotar and David Komander

The Australian Lead Identification Consortium has announced the completion of the purpose-built Australian Drug Discovery Library, which sees the relocation of more than 329,000 compounds to its new home at Compounds Australia.

3 September 2021
Animation still of oval-shaped organelle

The fundamental process of cellular respiration – how cells make energy – has been brought to life in a new series of biomedical animations created by, in partnership with HHMI Biointeractive, an initiative of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

4 August 2021
Two women sitting and smiling, looking at camera

WEHI researchers have made a discovery that could help more Australian women with ovarian cancer gain access to game-changing cancer treatments.

29 July 2021
Researcher smiling at camera

Advanced technologies have been used to solve a long-standing mystery about why some people develop serious illness when they are infected with the malaria parasite, while others carry the infection asymptomatically.

23 July 2021
Professor Marc Pellegrini in a WEHI laboratory

Boosting the body’s own disease-fighting immune pathway could provide answers in the desperate search for new treatments for tuberculosis.

13 July 2021
Researcher smiling at camera

A genetic map of an aggressive childhood brain tumour called medulloblastoma has helped researchers identify a new generation anti-cancer drug that can be repurposed as an effective treatment for the disease.

7 July 2021
Visualisation of targeted protein degradation

WEHI has partnered with Boehringer Ingelheim, a leading research-driven pharmaceutical company, in a collaboration to discover and develop anti-cancer therapeutics.

24 June 2021
Microscopic image of cells

State-of-the-art video microscopy has enabled WEHI researchers to see the molecular details of how malaria parasites invade red blood cells – a key step in the disease.

15 June 2021
Three researchers standing in WEHI's galleria

A team of researchers from WEHI and Monash University has received the 2021 Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).

10 June 2021
Photograph of Dr Cyril Seillet

Researchers investigating a group of microscopic cells have discovered they can put the brakes on the rapid development of melanoma lesions.

8 June 2021