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Researchers standing together

Cancer patients could be spared unnecessary chemotherapy – and its side-effects – by a new blood test that is in clinical trials at more than 40 hospitals in Australia and New Zealand.

17 October 2018
Research team standing together and smiling including Professor Stephen Nutt, Dr Rhys Allan, Dr Tim Johanson, Dr Hannah Coughlan and Professor Gordon Smyth.

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have revealed how immune health is maintained by the exquisite organisation skills of a protein called Pax5.

16 October 2018
Margs Brennan, Marco Herold and Gemma Kelly

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have genetically engineered a new laboratory model that enables accurate testing of anti-cancer drugs by mimicking the complexity of human cancers. 

12 October 2018
Researchers standing together

Our researchers have uncovered a key factor protecting against age-related DNA damage, providing important clues about how our body guards against cancer.

5 October 2018
Associate Professor Seth Masters and Dr Alan Yu in the office

New clues found in the immune system reveal how the balance of ‘good’ gut bacteria is maintained to reduce inflammation.

2 October 2018
Dr Olga Kondrashova and Professor Clare Scott in the laboratory

A new discovery reveals a better way to match ovarian cancer patients with the right treatment for their cancer.

28 September 2018
Dr Alex Uboldi, Ms Mary-Louise Wilde and Associate Professor Chris Tonkin

Our researchers have discovered a way to halt the invasion of the toxoplasmosis-causing parasite into cells, depriving the parasite of a key factor necessary for its growth.

25 September 2018
Andreas Strasser, Andrew Kueh, Francine Ke and Anne Voss

Researchers have made a discovery about how subtle changes in the way cell survival is regulated during development can have drastic health implications.

19 September 2018
Professor Peter Gibbs

An Australian-first approach to cancer clinical trials will enhance the ability of clinicians to select the right treatments for patients.

10 September 2018
Dr Danushka Marapana outside a laboratory

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have uncovered a potential new target in the fight to eliminate malaria, a parasitic disease that kills more than 400,000 people annually.

22 August 2018

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