Scientist using microscope, smiling looking at camera

A simple pressure pump, made from balloons and nylon stockings, will give more people in more places the ability to test for water contaminants and analyse blood samples.

29 July 2019
Dr Daniel Cameron and Professor Tony Papenfuss

A new benchmarking study has determined the best genomic rearrangement detection tools for accurately identifying the drivers of disease in a patient's DNA.

26 July 2019
Researchers looking at iPad

Our researchers have used computational biology to discover a ‘gene signature’ that identifies a group of melanoma patients with improved rates of survival. 

25 June 2019
Researcher smiling at camera

The 2019 Nature Index has ranked the Institute in the top 20 global not-for-profit/non-governmental organisations in biomedical sciences.

21 June 2019
Associate Professor John Wentworth

Type 1 diabetes can be delayed by an immune therapy, according to findings from an international clinical trial involving the expertise of researchers from the  Institute and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

10 June 2019
Professor Alan Cowman

Institute Deputy Director Professor Alan Cowman AC is among the Australians recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

10 June 2019
Professor Warren Alexander

Professor Warren Alexander joins a select group of 24 fellows to be admitted to the Australian Academy of Science in 2019.

28 May 2019
Dr Kim-Anh Le Cao and Associate Professor Matthew Ritchie

A first-of-its-kind data analysis platform is enabling researchers to select the best tool for interpreting the overwhelming amounts of data generated by single-cell studies.

28 May 2019
Researcher using lab technology

The Victorian Government has today announced $18 million in funding support for the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s new National Drug Discovery Centre as part of the 2019-2020 State Budget.

27 May 2019
Mr Christopher Thomas

Mr Christopher Thomas AM has announced his retirement from the Institute's Board after six years of leadership as Board President, and almost two decades as a Board Member.

23 May 2019