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Microscopic image of a retina

A genetic defect could hold the key to preventing or delaying the onset of a debilitating eye disease that can lead to vision loss and blindness.

17 March 2021
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WEHI was honoured to welcome infectious diseases specialist and Deputy Chief Medical Information Officer at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Dr Kudzai Kanhutu to deliver our 2021 International Women’s Day address.

9 March 2021
Dr Shalin Naik and Dr Dawn Lin

WEHI researchers have uncovered a process cells use to fight off infection and cancer that could pave the way for precision cancer immunotherapy treatment.

2 March 2021
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An improved high-tech fluorescence microscopy technique is allowing researchers to film cells inside the breast as never seen before.

25 February 2021
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New tools and methods have been described by WEHI researchers to study an unusual protein modification and gain fresh insights into its roles in human health and disease.

5 February 2021
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Dr Sarah Stephenson has been featured in the OUTstanding LGBT+ Future Leaders Role Model List 2020.

21 January 2021
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A Melbourne-led research consortium investigating the impact of iron treatments on maternal and newborn health in low-income countries has received two major grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

18 December 2020
Smiling researchers

WEHI’s COVID-19, dementia and blood cancer researchers are among the beneficiaries of $10.9M of National Health and Medical Research Council funding announced this week by the Australian Government.

16 December 2020
Smiling researchers

Our researchers have identified a key molecular regulator involved in the progression and spread of stomach cancer, suggesting a potential new approach to treat this devastating disease.

15 December 2020
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Australian and European researchers have released updated, evidence-based guidance for managing iron deficiency, a serious worldwide health problem.

5 December 2020

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