MRFF Indigenous

A new national network will be established to advance the benefits from genomic medicine for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, after winning support under the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF). 

28 September 2022

A new WEHI-led genomics project will advance precision medicine and personalised cancer treatment for Australians, thanks to over $2.5 million in funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF). 

26 September 2022
Researchers have advanced CRISPR technology to replicate human diseases with unprecedented accuracy.

A powerful new genome editing technique is enabling researchers to replicate human diseases with unprecedented accuracy, promising to revolutionise the drug discovery process for a range of cancers.  


21 September 2022
Associate Professor Shalin Naik and Associate Professor Misty Jenkins.

WEHI’s new advertising campaign shines a spotlight on amazing people – our scientists, our supporters and those whose lives we change through our research and discovery. 

2 September 2022
Six researchers photographed at WEHI

Australian research on a combination antiviral therapy for COVID-19 has been boosted with new funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

31 August 2022
Professor Magdalena Plebanski & Professor Clare Scott

Research working towards the development of vaccines that can stop ovarian cancer coming back has been bolstered through new Victorian Government funding.

25 August 2022
Prof. Sant-Rayn Pasricha has won the Jian Zhou medal for his work aiming to reduce the global health burden posed by anaemia.

WEHI researcher and haematologist Professor Sant-Rayn Pasricha has received an Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) award for his pioneering contributions to preventing and treating anaemia around the world.

18 August 2022
Pictured: Epigenetic tags (orange and blue) on inactive DNA. Researchers say epigenetic tags could be passed onto offspring more often than previously thought. Still from WEHI.TV's animation "X Inactivation and Epigenetics" by Etsuko Uno

A fundamental discovery about a driver of healthy development in embryos could rewrite our understanding of what can be inherited from our parents and how their life experiences may shape us. 

12 August 2022
Photo of three researchers in WEHI's galleria

A team of Melbourne scientists from WEHI and Monash University have been shortlisted as finalists in this year’s Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. 

27 July 2022
WEHI’s collaboration with Imagine If Health offers a smart solution for accelerating robust research on emerging cancer treatments.

A new collaboration between pioneering MedTech platform Imagine If Health and WEHI will enable the streamlined integration of real-world evidence collection with oncology Medicines Access Programs (MAPs).

19 July 2022