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
Image of crypts and buds inside the small intestine and colon

A biomarker in the blood of patients with bowel cancer may provide valuable insight into the risk of cancer relapse after surgery and the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

4 June 2021
Researcher smiling at camera

WEHI’s joint Bioinformatics division head, Professor Gordon Smyth, has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

25 May 2021
Smiling researchers

WEHI researchers have documented the diversity of cells in the human breast, explaining the relationship between healthy breast cells and breast cancer cells.

14 May 2021
Photograph of five tuberculosis scientists in an auditorium

A new Melbourne group has been establisehd to optimise the science and practice relating to tuberculosis through collaboration, translation research and local solutions.

11 May 2021