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The National Drug Discovery Centre (NDDC) is open to the Australian medical research community.

With the NDDC researchers have access to advanced high-throughput screening and the latest robotic technologies in a fully staffed facility.

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Animation of tumour growing in breast tissue $3.5M ACRF grant to tackle cancer complexity

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have won a $3.5 million ACRF grant to conquer the biggest challenges in cancer today – predicting and improving patients’ treatment response and overcoming drug resistance.

28 November 2019
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Researchers standing together CSL Florey Medal recognises cell death research pioneers

Professor David Vaux AO and Professor Andreas Strasser have been jointly awarded the 2019 CSL Florey Medal for establishing a new field of research – the molecular biology of programmed cell death.

27 November 2019
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Scientist in lab smiling at camera Halting the chatter to stop cancer

Cancer researcher Dr Tracy Putoczki has won a five-year, $1.25 million Viertel Fellowship to study how communication between tumours and their environment helps cancers grow and spread.

21 November 2019
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Three people standing and smiling at camera Malaria discovery could lead to better HIV and lupus treatments

A discovery about how the immune system responds to malaria infection could lead to better treatments for hepatitis C, HIV and lupus, say Melbourne researchers.

20 November 2019
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Mon, 09/12/2019 - 3:00pm to Mon, 09/12/2019 - 4:00pm

BRCA1 and RAD51C gene promoter methylation patterns predict response to PARP inhibitor therapy in High Grade Serous Ovarian Carcinoma

Tue, 10/12/2019 - 10:00am to Tue, 10/12/2019 - 11:00am

​Could microbes be the cause of Alzheimer's disease?

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 1:00pm to Wed, 11/12/2019 - 2:00pm

Death Becomes Them: latently infected cells & their retroviruses

Mon, 16/12/2019 - 3:00pm to Mon, 16/12/2019 - 4:00pm

Identifying and overcoming therapeutic resistance in high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukaemia