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New drug limits cancer spreading

New drug limits cancer spreading

A research team that recently invented a drug to stop blood vessels from forming a treatment resistant barrier around some cancers has... more

Smartphones the next frontier in skin cancer detection

Smartphones the next frontier in skin cancer detection

Artificial intelligence could soon be used to diagnose melanoma more cheaply and accurately based on an artificial intelligence algorithm... more

Study finds gene regulation linked to energy production

Study finds gene regulation linked to energy production

Researchers at Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, The University of Western Australia and Curtin University have made a... more

Activating the silent assassin within to fight breast cancer

Activating the silent assassin within to fight breast cancer

Perth researcher wins $1.4m grant to wake up an immune system corrupted by cancer more

Generous Response to Family's Cancers

Generous Response to Family's Cancers

Holding breast cancer fundraising events has extraordinary relevance for Connie Mezzatesta, an education assistant at the Good Shepherd... more

Linear Clinical Research Ltd announces CEO

Linear Clinical Research Ltd announces CEO

Acting CEO Jayden Rogers has been appointed CEO of Linear Clinical Research, Australia’s leading clinical trials facility, wholly owned... more

Perkins researcher develops tool to target the right vein, the first time

Perkins researcher develops tool to target the right vein, the first time

A medical device start-up established at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, is aiming to help patients undergoing one of... more

New drug that breaks down the ‘barbed wire’ around some cancers

New drug that breaks down the ‘barbed wire’ around some cancers

Perth researchers discover way to enhance immune response and drug treatment of stiff, difficult-to-treat solid cancers more

Microbial cell factories hold key to solving problems from antibiotic resistance to industrial pollution

Microbial cell factories hold key to solving problems from antibiotic resistance to industrial pollution

WA to benefit from $35m investment in synthetic biology more

Australia’s biggest charity bike ride raises $4.8M

Australia’s biggest charity bike ride raises $4.8M

Almost 1000 riders in the MACA Cancer 200 heading for Optus Stadium in Perth more

If running to the bus is painful, scientists discover way to develop a cure!

If running to the bus is painful, scientists discover way to develop a cure!

Perth team synthesises missing enzyme in rare genetic condition that makes exercise hurt. more

Engineers offer new hope for blood vessel surgery

A new biomaterial that could one day be used to help patients undergoing surgery on the largest artery in the body has been developed by... more

Student Publication Wins Award

Student Publication Wins Award

A significant study that found a link between an energy-producing gene and a hereditary heart condition has been awarded the annual James... more

Western Australians with kidney disease offered new drug trial

Western Australians with kidney disease offered new drug trial

A drug originally discovered at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Perth, and now being developed by Melbourne based... more

Perkins joins State-first program to accelerate digital health in WA

Perkins joins State-first program to accelerate digital health in WA

Perkins has joined forces with a consortium of partners across the WA medical research sector to develop and deliver the State’s first... more

Brain & Breast Cancer Collaborative Grant Recipient Announced

Brain & Breast Cancer Collaborative Grant Recipient Announced

Project led by Associate Professor Pilar Blancafort will be co-funded by an $890,000 investment from Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and... more

Researchers uncover new sarcoma gene

Researchers uncover new sarcoma gene

A team of WA researchers has uncovered new genes that could play an important role in the development of sarcoma, a group of rare bone,... more

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

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