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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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Researchers talking in a laboratory New front opened in fight against common cancer driver

Our researchers have revealed a new vulnerability in lymphomas that are driven by one of the most common cancer-causing changes in cells.

20 February 2020
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Researchers looking at instrument Suspect eliminated as a therapeutic target in B cell lymphoma

Our researchers have narrowed the focus on which survival proteins are important for the survival of B cell lymphomas, eliminating the protein BCL-W from the ‘suspect list’.

5 February 2020
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Microscope image of white blob of cells surrounded by streaks of colour Gut reaction: how immunity ramps up against incoming threats

A new study has revealed how the gut’s protective mechanisms ramp up significantly with food intake, and at times of the day when mealtimes are anticipated based on regular eating habits.

30 January 2020
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Dr Melissa Call, Associate Professor Matthew Call, and  Dr Jessica Bridgford. Genetic drivers of myeloproliferative diseases revealed

Institute scientists have revealed seven new genetic mutations causing blood disorders that can lead to bone marrow failure, stroke and leukaemia.

24 January 2020
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