The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research is Australia’s oldest medical research institute.
In 2011, the institute is home to more than 650 researchers who are working to understand, prevent and treat diseases including blood, breast and ovarian cancers; inflammatory diseases (autoimmunity) such as rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes and coeliac disease; and infectious diseases such as malaria, HIV and hepatitis B and C.
Located in Parkville, Melbourne, it is closely associated with The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital. The institute also has a campus at La Trobe University.
The Latest Updated Research News:
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute research articles from Innovation Toronto
- Researchers uncover ‘local heroes’ of immune system – April 23, 2016
- Major breakthrough in fighting antibiotic resistance – March 1, 2016
- Protein handbrake halts leukaemia in its tracks – January 21, 2016
- Gene ‘switch’ reverses cancer in common childhood leukaemia model – June 18, 2014
- Ending the perfect storm: Protein key to beating flu pandemics – May 10, 2014
- No idle chatter: study finds malaria parasites ‘talk’ to each other
- Nasal spray vaccine could prevent type 1 diabetes
- Immune boosting treatment eliminates HIV-like infection in mice