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New WMI Building Aims High

Shining in the morning sun, the rising white ribs of the new Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research seem to be reaching towards something.

The design of the nine-story building reflects the soaring aspirations of the more than 360 researchers, students and support staff inside.

It’s in these sunlight-filled spaces that long hours are spent in dedicated search of preventions and treatments for some of mankind’s most significant diseases. More...

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The Westmead Millennium Institute will continue to grow as a world leader in medical research with the power to improve the health of all mankind. More...














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Seabed solution for cold sores

 The blue blood of abalone, a seabed delicacy, could be used to combat common cold sores and the related herpes virus following breakthrough research from the University of Sydney and Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research (WMI).

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Western Sydney Community Meet Heart Disease Researcher at Cocktail Event

The George Naim Khattar Foundation (GNK) and Arab Bank Australia hosted a unique event for fifty prominent community and business guests on August 20th at Westmead.

The event provided an opportunity to hear from heart researcher Dr Eddy Kizana about world leading work he and colleague Dr James Chong are doing to prevent sudden death from heart disease. The focus of their research is mending a ‘broken heart’.

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George Naim Khattar Foundation (GNK)

George Naim Khatter Foundation Gala Event "Love"