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Exploring brain neurons under a microscope. Image by WEHI researcher Melody Leong.

Welcome to WEHI

Where our medical researchers are solving the world’s biggest health challenges.

Our researchers are the leaders in their fields – the Leonardo da Vincis, Rembrandts, Frida Kahlos and Monets of the science world. With the support of our donor community, they’re working hard to revolutionise medical research and tackle our most complex medical challenges.

Exploring breast tissue under a microscope. Image by WEHI researcher Dr Caleb Dawson

Interested in learning more?

Whether it’s eradicating infectious diseases, stopping dementia in its tracks, or uncovering critical new treatments for rare cancers, at WEHI we have big ambitions.

That’s why we work with the brightest minds, empowering them to break new ground and change how we approach medical research. Sign up to our quarterly Illuminate newsletter to get unique insights into the latest disease breakthroughs.

Exploring lung development under a microscope. Image by WEHI researcher Dr Casey Ah-Cann.

Meet the scientists turning medical research into an artform

Science at its best is an artform – creative thinking that challenges the norms and leads to life-saving breakthroughs. Nowhere is that more true than in the amazing Art of Science series. Follow the link to see more.

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