Pamela Galli and Doug Hilton in an office

Philanthropist Pamela Galli has given medical biology a $5 million boost with the establishment of the Lorenzo and Pamela Galli Chair in Medical Biology at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and the University of Melbourne.

13 December 2017
Still image from WEHI.TV animation 'X Inactivation and Epigenetics'

A clinical trial to prevent breast cancer in high-risk women, projects to identify potential new cancer therapies and gene silencing were among those funded today by the Australian Government.

6 December 2017
Dr Ryan Cross at the Institute

Our research into new treatments for brain cancer has been boosted by fellowship funding from Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.

22 November 2017
Microscopic view of breast structure

A joint effort by breast cancer researchers and bioinformaticians has provided new insights into breast development is controlled.

20 November 2017
Dr Marie-Liesse Asselin-Labat in her office

Lung researcher Dr Marie-Liesse Asselin-Labat has been awarded the Australian Academy of Science’s 2018 Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science. 

17 November 2017
Dr Laura Dagley in the laboratory

Dr Laura Dagley has received a $22,500 AMP Tomorrow Fund grant to help develop a blood test that will better detect acute rheumatic fever in at-risk children.

17 November 2017
Burnet Prize winners

Cancer researcher Dr Gemma Kelly and cell death researcher Associate Professor James Murphy are joint winners of the 2017 Burnet Prize, the Institute's top science honour.

16 November 2017
Schematic view of diabetic islet

New research grants will support our laboratory and clinical studies aimed at improving early intervention therapies and treatments for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

14 November 2017
Researcher standing in hallway

Institute researchers are searching for new ways to treat thunderstorm and chronic allergic asthmas by targeting the immune cells that drive asthma.

10 November 2017
Human Cell Atlas international collaborators

Scientists from 14 of Australia’s biomedical centres have joined forces as part of a coordinated national approach to the Human Cell Atlas, a global initiative to create an ‘instruction manual for life itself.’

9 November 2017