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Institute wins prestigious architecture award Click to read more on the award-winning design

The Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research has been awarded one of Australia’s most prestigious architecture prizes – the Sulman Medal for Public Architecture.

The judging panel said the deftness of design “transformed the building’s logic into an uplifting and inspiring environment for collaboration and research”.

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Collaboration funding realises potential of new building

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A collaborative study between research groups at the Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research and the University of Sydney is the first realisation of the intended potential of the Institute’s new building. The project is a one year prospective study aimed at better understanding how cancer impacts on sleep and the quality of life of patients. 

Researchers create ‘wimp’ version of killer fungal pathogen

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Researchers at the Westmead Millennium Institute have created a ‘wimp’ version of an AIDS-related fungus which causes 600,000 deaths in HIV-infected patients each year. The research identified a metabolic pathway the fungus needs to establish life-threatening infections in patients with weak immune systems.