Our medical researchers dedicate their lives to keeping us healthy. Discover how investing in the brightest minds of science – from early career support to balancing research and family life – can have far-reaching impacts with donor, John.
What if we could solve the most urgent health challenges of our time, faster?
Together, we can.
Hear from our top scientists and curious minds of the future.
Learn how our discoveries change lives around the world.
Help give WEHI’s brilliant scientists the support they need to focus on life-saving research.
What if we could eradicate infectious diseases?
Nearly half the world’s population lives at risk of life-threatening malaria, and COVID-19 has caused global disruption. Learn how our brightest minds are discovering new ways to fight infectious diseases.
What if we could stop dementia in its tracks?
Dementia will soon be Australia’s leading cause of death. Our researchers are developing new ways to diagnose dementia faster and earlier. See how early diagnosis will make a difference for people living with dementia and carers like Dorothy.
What if we could uncover critical new treatments for rare cancers?
Every 10 minutes someone in Australia is diagnosed with a rare or less common cancer. Uncover how our researchers are working on more effective treatments for women with rare gynaecological cancers, supported by generous donors like Andrea.
Making a difference through medical research
Imagine if we invested in science like we do sport? Learn why WEHI attracts the world’s brightest minds who work together to enable life-changing medical research discoveries.
Dedicated researchers change lives: Deborah's cancer story
Every year, more than 160,000 Australians are diagnosed with cancer. Find out how a discovery by dedicated researchers impacted cancer patient and advocate, Deborah.
Curious minds, bright futures
We are tackling some of the world’s most complex disease challenges. See how the next generation of scientists hope to solve the health problems of the future.
You’re part of the ‘brighter together’ story
Whether you are a donor, researcher, student or simply a curious visitor, thank you for supporting our work.