Our vision

To liberate people from the burden of disease through life-changing medical research discoveries.

Our purpose

At WIMR, we believe the health of  every person matters. WIMR is turning medical research discoveries into breakthroughs that save lives and deliver hope.

Our mission

Researchers at WIMR are courageous thought leaders, challenging the status quo in medical research. 

WIMR's multidisciplinary and translational approach enables us to positively improve the health of all Australians and people throughout the world. WIMR is pioneering personalised treatments and cures to solve some of the greatest disease challenges of our time.

Tackling the major disease challenges of our time

We believe the health of every person matters.

WIMR exists to turn medical research discoveries into breakthroughs that save lives and deliver hope.

The world-leading researchers at WIMR work collaboratively. They are passionate, dedicated and brilliant, with a personal connection that is second to none. WIMR researchers are driven and thrive on solving medical challenges. They champion life-changing medical research through personal connection. It's the brilliance, warmth and passion of our people that makes WIMR outstanding.

WIMR is making breakthroughs in medical research and applying these discoveries to some of the world’s most serious diseases. These include illnesses like HIV; diabetes; cancers; heart, kidney and liver issues and deadly viruses.


At WIMR, many of our researchers are also clinicians at Westmead Hospital.  This crucial relationship means that our research teams better understand patient needs and the serious health conditions affecting Australians and people worldwide, and this helps to guide our research. The relationship also helps to facilitate research findings into real outcomes for patients.