Latest WEHI News

New insight into gene uncovers its link to incurable birth defect
Lab-grown tumours predict treatment outcomes in landmark study
Discovery of drug candidate to potentially tackle ER-positive breast cancer
Hudson Institute welcomes inflammation specialist as new Centre Head
Pelvic organ prolapse pioneer gets funding to find fix
Cracking the code: researchers unravel how mutant protein drives cancer growth
New director for WEHI
Landmark blood test to detect silent, lethal cancer
New national centre to transform Australia’s homegrown medicine capabilities launches in Melbourne
Medchem game changer in identifying lifesaving new drugs
Researcher’s work on ‘kiss of death’ protein gets industry accolades
New $15m frontier technology centre to develop next-generation cancer drugs
When cells go boom: study reveals inflammation-causing gene carried by millions
Novel therapeutics development highlighted in Australasian Biotechnology journal
The Leukaemia Foundation and Tour de Cure announce Breakthrough Research Fellowships in bid to save more lives
Chance discovery shows promise in finding treatment for genetic disorder
Eureka win for researchers behind new anti-cancer strategy
Birdwatching, immune responses and evolutionary mapping honoured at 2023 Eureka Prizes
New national venture strengthens home-grown medicine outcomes
Drug discovery gets $9.75m boost for MedChem Australia
Finding rewrites understanding into Parkinson’s disease pathway
The new ‘Jumar Bioincubator’ calls for biotechnology start-ups
Leading biologist and Academy Fellow appointed CSIRO Chief Executive
WEHI’s Professor Doug Hilton appointed chief executive of CSIRO
New appointment for WEHI director
Trailblazing researchers recognised in King’s Birthday honours
New action plan strengthens reconciliation commitment
Pioneering ubiquitin researcher inducted as Academy Fellow
Academy welcomes 20 new Fellows for their outstanding contributions to science
Funding boost advances research on cancer vaccine
Advanced immunotherapy treatment may hold promise for children with brain cancer
Study shows benefit of universal genetic testing after breast cancer diagnosis
New insights into preventing malaria
Landmark Malawi trial boosts iron levels in pregnant women
Study reveals how patients’ smoking history changes evolution of lung cancer
Discovery identifies those likely to experience life-threatening dengue fever
Resistance-fighting antimalarial drug candidate enters the clinic
Iron link offers new treatment hope for incurable blood cancer
NHMRC honours research excellence at WEHI
T cells open door to potential immune therapies
WEHI celebrates International Womens Day 8 March
WEHI director Doug Hilton to step down
Funding backs world-first test to detect ‘insidious’ malaria infections
Centenary Institute announces its new executive director
Centenary Institute announces new Executive Director – a coup to recruit a shining star from Melbourne’s WEHI
Mental health, malaria and obesity in line of sight for National Drug Discovery Centre
Australia Day honour for WEHI president
Significant Macfarlane Burnet archival collection now available online