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The Brain Cancer Centre

Many minds. One focus.

The Brain Cancer Centre was launched publicly on 25 October 2021. The centre was founded by Carrie’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer and established in partnership with WEHI with support from the Victorian Government. 

The Brain Cancer Centre brings together the best and brightest minds with a single focus: to improve outcomes for brain cancer patients NOW and in the future. Our world-class research teams will work collaboratively to develop new treatments and trials so that patients diagnosed with brain cancer are given real hope.

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News

Dr Thomas Cotton (L) and Dr Bernhard Lechtenberg (R) First images of enzyme provide insights into cause of hereditary neurological disease

WEHI researchers have produced the first molecular images of an enzyme that controls proteins to signal and communicate with each other in human cells.

10 January 2022
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Man smiling looking at camera Parkinson's protein blueprint could help fast-track new treatments

Researchers have solved a decade-long mystery about a critical protein linked to Parkinson’s disease that could help to fast-track treatments for the incurable disease.

23 December 2021
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Man sitting at desk with scientific image on computer in background Toxoplasma parasites manipulate brain cells to survive

WEHI researchers have discovered how dormant Toxoplasma parasites in the brain manipulate their host cells to ensure their own survival.

21 December 2021
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The Jab Gab logo The Jab Gab - where scientists discuss COVID-19 vaccines, with the unlikely help of comedians

While the peak of the pandemic may have passed, new variants are emerging and vaccine hesitancy still lingers in parts of the community. It's an issue being tackled by The Gab Jab podcast.

20 December 2021
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