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  • We are The Westmead Institute for Medical Research and we give hope through science. The key to our success is the way we collaborate and connect researchers, clinicians and supporters.

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  • In an effort to address the looming diabetes epidemic, the Westmead Institute is forging trans-disciplinary partnerships between its different research groups to tackle the disease.

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  • Giving hope: Helping families Against all odds, Linda‚Äôs cancer is being kept at bay and her quality of life has improved ...

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  • One of the largest medical research institutes in Australia, we bring together many disciplines and skills for just one reason: to improve the health and well-being of people

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Vitamin D / MS link explained
Vitamin D / MS link explained

Vitamin D / MS link explained

Researchers at The Westmead Institute have used genetic evidence to discover how vitamin D may be protective against multiple sclerosis, paving the way for more targeted treatments.

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Almost 100 students at the Institute benefit from state-of-the-art technology
Almost 100 students at the Institute benefit from state-of-the-art technology

Almost 100 students at the Institute benefit from state-of-the-art technology

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Giving hope: Helping families
Giving hope: Helping families

Giving hope: Helping families

Against all odds, Linda’s cancer is being kept at bay and her quality of life has improved ...

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App makes tracing genetic pathways a hop, skip and a jump
App makes tracing genetic pathways a hop, skip and a jump

App makes tracing genetic pathways a hop, skip and a jump

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The Westmead Institute awards the best published research work of 2015
The Westmead Institute awards the best published research work of 2015

The Westmead Institute awards the best published research work of 2015

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Our researchers set their sights on new treatment solutions for glaucoma sufferers
Our researchers set their sights on new treatment solutions for glaucoma sufferers

Our researchers set their sights on new treatment solutions for glaucoma sufferers

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Predictive calculator helps doctors manage liver disease epidemic
Predictive calculator helps doctors manage liver disease epidemic

Predictive calculator helps doctors manage liver disease epidemic

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New discovery:
New discovery:

New discovery:

Findings could drive the development of urgently needed anti-fungal drug alternatives 

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