WEHI researchers have identified a biomarker that could help identify patients who are at 'high-risk' of developing severe Covid-19 symptoms.

Researchers have discovered a biomarker that could assist in the early identification of people at high risk of developing severe COVID-19.

6 December 2021
Research wet laboratories - empty

CSL, WEHI and the University of Melbourne today announced that they have secured funding to create a start-up incubator to support and grow early-stage Australian biotech companies.

23 November 2021
Aerial photo of WEHI on the edge of Melbourne's central business district

WEHI accepts the scientific consensus on climate change and recognises it as an issue of national and global concern, requiring urgent action. 

29 October 2021
Man standing outside building looking away from camera, with WEHI in the background

Dr Stephin Vervoort has been awarded a 2022 CSL Centenary Fellowship to fund his research to find new treatments for leukaemia and other types of cancers.

27 October 2021
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