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Image of purple and pink blood cells with a background of red cells.

For the first time, research has shown cancer cells with the same genetic blueprint won't necessarily behave in the same way, with serious implications for how we target them.

13 December 2021
Dr Katherine Davies and Yanxiang Meng have  visualised a human cell death complex linked to autoimmune and inflammatory conditions for the first time.

A team of WEHI researchers has for the first time visualised a human cell death complex linked to autoimmune and inflammatory conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease, and injuries associated with excessive cell death.

10 December 2021
Dr Najoua Lalaoui and Dr Shalin Naik have been jointly awarded the 2021 Burnet Prize.

Dr Najoua Lalaoui and Dr Shalin Naik have been jointly awarded the 2021 Burnet Prize, WEHI’s top science prize.

8 December 2021
WEHI researchers have identified a biomarker that could help identify patients who are at 'high-risk' of developing severe Covid-19 symptoms.

Researchers have discovered a biomarker that could assist in the early identification of people at high risk of developing severe COVID-19.

6 December 2021
Research wet laboratories - empty

CSL, WEHI and the University of Melbourne today announced that they have secured funding to create a start-up incubator to support and grow early-stage Australian biotech companies.

23 November 2021
Aerial photo of WEHI on the edge of Melbourne's central business district

WEHI accepts the scientific consensus on climate change and recognises it as an issue of national and global concern, requiring urgent action. 

29 October 2021
Man standing outside building looking away from camera, with WEHI in the background

Dr Stephin Vervoort has been awarded a 2022 CSL Centenary Fellowship to fund his research to find new treatments for leukaemia and other types of cancers.

27 October 2021
Blue and purple image of the inside of a cell, with yellow, green, blue and purple structures sitting on the cell surface

WEHI researchers Professor Jerry Adams, Professor Suzanne Cory AC and Professor David Huang have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

26 October 2021
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Carrie’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer and WEHI have partnered to establish The Brain Cancer Centre, announced today.

25 October 2021
Art of Science image - Labyrinth by Sabrina Lewis

WEHI scientists have embraced their artistic sides in the 2021 Art of Science competition.

21 October 2021

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