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WEHI researchers have produced the first molecular images of an enzyme that controls proteins to signal and communicate with each other in human cells.

10 January 2022
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Researchers have solved a decade-long mystery about a critical protein linked to Parkinson’s disease that could help to fast-track treatments for the incurable disease.

23 December 2021
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WEHI researchers have discovered how dormant Toxoplasma parasites in the brain manipulate their host cells to ensure their own survival.

21 December 2021
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While the peak of the pandemic may have passed, new variants are emerging and vaccine hesitancy still lingers in parts of the community. It's an issue being tackled by The Gab Jab podcast.

20 December 2021
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WEHI Associate Professor Tim Thomas and Professor Anne Voss have been awarded the 2021 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation in Life Sciences, for their novel research that has led to a new chemical strategy to treat cancer.

14 December 2021
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WEHI researchers have developed enhanced imaging technology that can model how breast cancer cells invade and spread into bone and remodify themselves to fuel tumour growth.

14 December 2021
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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

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