Blue and purple image of the inside of a cell, with yellow, green, blue and purple structures sitting on the cell surface

WEHI researchers Professor Jerry Adams, Professor Suzanne Cory AC and Professor David Huang have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

26 October 2021
Three people smiling and looking at camera

Carrie’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer and WEHI have partnered to establish The Brain Cancer Centre, announced today.

25 October 2021
Art of Science image - Labyrinth by Sabrina Lewis

WEHI scientists have embraced their artistic sides in the 2021 Art of Science competition.

21 October 2021
Visualisation of SARS-CoV-2 virus with nanobodies

Two of Melbourne’s most prominent medical research and drug development organisations, WEHI and CSL, have joined forces to create a Centre for Biologic Therapies.

19 October 2021
Purple and blue islet cells with red blood vessels

A recent study by WEHI and ENDIA has found type 1 diabetes is associated with changes in the gut microbiome during pregnancy and could contribute to complications in both the mother and baby. 

18 October 2021
A/Prof Wai-Hong Tham photographed in her office

A COVID-19 treatment using monoclonal antibodies is one step closer thanks to the efforts of Australian researchers.

29 September 2021
Researchers from successful round 4 applications from the NDDC

Four research projects have been awarded generous Australian Government subsidies to fast-track their discoveries into new medicines using the National Drug Discovery Centre (NDDC).

21 September 2021
Dr Michael Chopin sitting in front of piece of equipment, smiling at camera

WEHI researchers have made a surprise discovery about how immune ‘sentinel’ cells are maintained, which could have implications for drugs in development for treating cancer.

18 September 2021

Scientists have discovered an important cause of stroke occurring in the womb or just after birth, paving the way for new treatments.

13 September 2021

A study in rural Bangladesh has concluded that preventive iron treatment has no impact on young children’s development.

8 September 2021