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  1. 28 September 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Targeting ovarian cancer

    Researchers at WEHI and Melbourne University have shed light on why PARP inhibitor drugs work for some ovarian cancer patients and not others.

  2. 2 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Putting cancer cells to sleep

    Researchers from the University of Melbourne and WEHI have uncovered a whole new class of drug compounds that could put some specific cancer cells to "sleep".

  3. 28 June 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Exposing malaria’s atomic machinery

    With atomic level imaging researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne are exposing how malaria can be blocked from the blood.

  4. 12 June 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Our cancer preventing genes revealed

    In a world first, University of Melbourne scientists have found how the most important cancer-preventing gene, called p53, stops the development of lymphoma.

  5. 18 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The discovery shedding light on birth defects

    University of Melbourne researchers have learned more about birth defects after uncovering the details of programmed cell death, or apoptosis, in embryos.

  6. 22 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    An unexpected step in the fight against stomach cancer

    Research from the University of Melbourne and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has uncovered potential new treatments for stomach, or gastric, cancer.

  7. 12 April 2018 - Science Matters

    The mind behind prize winning science

    Professor Jacques Miller from WEHI and the University of Melbourne has been recognised with a prestigious Japan Prize for his pioneering immunology research.

  8. 28 January 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Caught! The cell behind a lung cancer

    Painstaking laboratory work and genetic analysis has uncovered error-prone basal stem cells as the likely culprits at the root of a major lung cancer.