Two grant recipients standing side by side

Researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have received new funding to tackle malaria and dengue fever in the Asia Pacific region.

12 October 2017
LED curtain displaying rainbow colours

The Institute values diversity and inclusion and the many freedoms that are integral to a free, fair and equitable society.

18 September 2017
WEHI.TV animation image of liver cells with invading malaria parasite

Melbourne researchers have shown for the first time that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in malaria’s ability to infect mosquito and human hosts.

15 September 2017
RNA endosome

A discovery by Melbourne researchers has solved a longstanding mystery of how viruses trigger protective immunity within our body.

12 September 2017
Two researchers standing in laboratory smiling at camera

Institute researchers have discovered how immune cells use a unique set of assembly instructions to ‘mix and match’ how they respond to, and kill, tumour and diseased cells.

5 September 2017
Art of Science 2017 still image winner Roots by Casey Ah-Cann

The Institute’s Art of Science exhibition, 11-20 August at Melbourne’s Federation Square, is a visual journey telling stories of exploration and discovery from the front line of Australian medical research.

10 August 2017
Research group standing in hallway

A new class of anti-cancer agents that target cancer cells’ ‘Achilles’ heel’ could help to supercharge breast cancer treatment, improving outcomes for some of the most aggressive types of breast cancer.

3 August 2017
Graphic partial image of protein structure

The Institute has made a landmark deal worth up to US$325 million from the partial sale of royalty rights in anti-cancer treatment venetoclax, securing the Institute’s place globally for innovation in medical research.

27 July 2017
Researcher in the laboratory

Existing medicines could offer a new way to treat inflammatory skin conditions, researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the Royal Melbourne Hospital have revealed.

15 July 2017
Professor Alan Cowman in his office

Malaria expert Professor Alan Cowman has received a Research Excellence award from the Australia National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), announced last night.

12 July 2017