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Can your gut bacteria affect your heart health?

Can your gut bacteria affect your heart health?

A team of WA researchers have found evidence that your gut might have more of an impact on your heart than you may have thought. more

Medical research and innovation funding boost applauded by Perkins Director

Medical research and innovation funding boost applauded by Perkins Director

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Nedlands hosted an announcement today by WA Premier, Hon. Mark McGowan MLA and Health... more

Walking 35kms is easier when you’re making a difference

Walking 35kms is easier when you’re making a difference

Nearly 500 women and men are taking part in the annual Hawaiian Walk for Women’s Cancer to raise money for breast and ovarian cancer... more

Golfers lend a hand for charity

Golfers lend a hand for charity

The story of a young man who lost his life soon after being diagnosed with a rare blood cancer and a talk given by a professor who hunts... more

Perth team solve forty-year genetic mystery

Perth team solve forty-year genetic mystery

A team of Perth geneticists has helped solve an international search for the cause of a rare muscle disease, jointly leading a... more

Perkins scientists celebrate international women’s day

Perkins scientists celebrate international women’s day

Despite a historic imbalance in gender in science, the number of women in science has been steadily growing in recent years. more

Researchers developing tools to predict risk of fatal illness

Researchers developing tools to predict risk of fatal illness

A team of Perth researchers is developing a precision DNA tests for major diseases that could help predict a person’s risk of having a... more

A new baby and cancer, all in 6 weeks

One woman’s determination to help find more ways to treat cancer more

Latest DNA sequencing technology arrives in Perth

Latest DNA sequencing technology arrives in Perth

WA cancer patient tumours to be analysed as early as February 2019 more

Perkins celebrates major funding success

Perkins celebrates major funding success

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research received over $3.4 million in federal funding this week, with a grant... more

New chairperson appointed to WA medical research institute

New chairperson appointed to WA medical research institute

The Hon Wayne Martin AC QC to lead Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research more

Perth tech takes out Australian start-up competition to join international finals at St James Palace, London

Perth tech takes out Australian start-up competition to join international finals at St James Palace, London

Perth medical device company, OncoRes Medical, has won top honours at an internationally-recognised start-up event, which will see the... more

Research on most difficult to treat breast cancer wins national awards

Research on most difficult to treat breast cancer wins national awards

At the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Nedlands, Dr Anabel Sorolla Bardaji and a cancer research team, is investigating... more

Perth scientists part of international hunt for disease genes

Perth scientists part of international hunt for disease genes

The hunt for a rare disease gene that causes uncontrollable involuntary movements in adulthood is taking a young Perth science student to... more

MACA awarded for giving back

MACA awarded for giving back

MACA Limited has a great approach to ‘giving back’ to the community and it goes way beyond an annual lamington drive – it is built... more

WA’s first pre-pregnancy screening program for genetic diseases

WA’s first pre-pregnancy screening program for genetic diseases

Screening offered for over 450 debilitating genetic conditions more

Personalised medicine using nanoparticles for breast cancer treatment

Personalised medicine using nanoparticles for breast cancer treatment

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month Dr Anabel Sorolla wrote about her work developing specialised nanoparticles to treat aggressive breast... more

Perth’s biggest fundraising bike ride hits $4 million target

Perth’s biggest fundraising bike ride hits $4 million target

The MACA Ride to Conquer Cancer announces $4 million raised as 800 riders rolled out of Perth on 7th annual 200km ride. more

Perth runners lace up for research

Perth runners lace up for research

The inaugural Perth Running Festival kicked off on Sunday 7 October, with runners and walkers pounding the pavement on 4km, 14km or... more

Getting to the Heart of it

Why is heart disease still our biggest killer? more

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