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
Photograph of Associate Professor Misty Jenkins

A novel approach to immunotherapy design could pave the way for new treatments for people with an aggressive form of brain cancer called glioblastoma.

10 May 2021
Three female researchers standing outside WEHI

Researchers have identified how natural human antibodies can block malaria parasites from entering red blood cells, potentially indicating how new protective therapies could be developed against this globally significant disease.

3 May 2021
Visualisation of SARS-CoV-2 virus with nanobodies

Australian researchers have identified neutralising nanobodies that block the SARS-CoV-2 virus from entering cells in preclinical models.

24 April 2021
Image of parasites bursting out of red blood cell

Potential new antimalarial drug candidates are being developed through an extended drug-discovery collaboration between WEHI and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, facilitated by Johnson & Johnson Innovation.

23 April 2021
Four researchers photographed in the WEHI courtyard

Using a new single-cell technique, WEHI researchers have uncovered a way to understand the programming behind how stem cells make particular cell types.

16 April 2021
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With the generous support of donors, WEHI researchers have discovered why some leukaemia cells are resistant to new ‘SMAC-mimetic’ anti-cancer agents, a finding which could improve the use of these drugs in the clinic.

15 April 2021
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A new molecular ‘freeze frame’ technique has allowed WEHI researchers to see key steps in how the protein MLKL kills cells.

13 April 2021