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Welcome to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

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Celebrating 100 years of discoveries for humanity

For more than 100 years, the institute’s discoveries have advanced scientific thinking, improved clinical practice and resulted in new and more effective treatments for patients.

As we look to the future and what it will hold for medical research, we are developing strategies to ensure we continue to make discoveries that improve lives and benefit humanity.

Discover our research



Researchers standing together Team behind new cancer drug wins Clunies Ross Award

A team of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have been recognised for their role in the development of a new anti-cancer medicine, receiving the 2018 Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

13 June 2018
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Professor Andreas Strasser, Associate Professor Marco Herold and Dr Ana Janic Key cancer-fighting gene's secret weapons revealed

Melbourne scientists have discovered how the most important gene in preventing human cancer, p53, is able to stop the development of blood cancers.

12 June 2018
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Exterior view of new childcare centre Launching Australia's first on-site childcare centre at medical research institute

Australia’s first childcare centre built and owned by an independent medical research institute and established on-site for its staff and students will be celebrated today in Melbourne.

4 June 2018
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Researchers using microscope Structure of protein pair provides blueprint for future drugs

Our structural biology researchers have visualised for the first time how the protein SOCS1 ‘switches off’ cell signalling to dampen immune responses and block cancer growth. 

1 June 2018
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Wed, 20/06/2018 - 10:00am to Wed, 20/06/2018 - 11:00am

​'Behind the scenes’ at EMBO Press: the editorial process

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 1:00pm to Wed, 20/06/2018 - 2:00pm

Harnessing liver-resident memory T cells for protection against malaria

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 6:30pm to Wed, 20/06/2018 - 7:30pm

​Seizure Prediction – New Solutions for an Old Problem

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 10:30am to Mon, 25/06/2018 - 11:30am

​A Chemical Approach to Controlling Cell Fate