Professor Alan Cowman has won the Florey Medal

WEHI researcher Professor Alan Cowman AC has been awarded the CSL Florey Medal for his instrumental contributions in understanding how malaria infects and causes disease in humans.

24 November 2022
Cancer Council Victoria Grants

World-first research exploring whether COVID-19 has any impact on cancer risk is among three WEHI projects to receive funding from Cancer Council Victoria. 


15 November 2022
Dr Ashley Ng has been awarded the MetCalf Prize

WEHI researcher and clinician Dr Ashley Ng has been named a winner of the 2022 Metcalf Prize for Stem Cell Research, in recognition of his pioneering work with stem cells to fight blood cancers. 

15 November 2022
Dr Georgia Atkin-Smith has received a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowship

WEHI postdoctoral researcher and cell biologist Dr Georgia Atkin-Smith has received a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowship in honour of her exceptional contributions to the field of cell death.

7 November 2022
Cicada Innovations CSL WEHI UoM Incubator

CSL, WEHI, and the University of Melbourne have announced the appointment of an independent operator to oversee and manage a new start-up incubator that will support and grow early-stage Australian biotech companies.  

3 November 2022
Landmark study finds home screening test can help prevent type 1 diabetes

Researchers have shown that a blood test for early diagnosis of type 1 diabetes can prevent serious illness and hospitalisation in children.  

2 November 2022
A new brain cancer trial has been launched in Melbourne

A world-first clinical trial platform launching in Melbourne is set to transform research into new therapies for brain cancer and deliver more targeted, personalised treatment for patients.  

31 October 2022
Art of Science 2022

Some of Australia’s most stunning scientific images have been unveiled, with the launch of WEHI’s Art of Science exhibition.

21 October 2022
Kawasaki Disease is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children, affecting around 300 Australians each year.

Researchers have identified a new way to treat young children with Kawasaki Disease (KD) to prevent life-threatening coronary artery damage and heart attacks.

17 October 2022
Photo showing x-ray images of a brain

Groundbreaking research to deliver new treatment options for patients with the most common and deadliest type of brain cancer has been supported through $4.6 million from the Medical Research Future Fund. 

11 October 2022