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Molecular machines stop cancer’s clock

Molecular machines stop cancer’s clock

Perth researchers design artificial proteins to block cancer growth more

The art of research

The art of research

Recently, five much loved WA artists took on a novel challenge of expressing their support for medical research by decorating lab coats... more

Hawaiian Walk for Women’s Cancer raises $900,000

Hawaiian Walk for Women’s Cancer raises $900,000

Perth streets were lined with walkers this morning as more than 450 women and men joined together to make strides against cancer. more

Perth gene mine leads to international breakthrough

Perth gene mine leads to international breakthrough

A ‘Gene Mine’ developed by UWA Professor Grant Morahan at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has enabled a breakthrough... more

Perkins researchers uncover why millions of catheters could fail

Perkins researchers uncover why millions of catheters could fail

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have helped explain the high failure rate of one of the most commonly... more

Rapid heartbeat mystery uncovered

Rapid heartbeat mystery uncovered

What is a gene found in the cells of the heart doing in our lungs and why does it trigger a dangerously rapid heart-beat in some patients? more

Breast cancer gets the sting

Breast cancer gets the sting

Research investigating the use of venom in bee stings to treat breast cancer has led to 24-year-old PhD student, Ciara Duffy, being... more

New facility for Perth melanoma patients

New facility for Perth melanoma patients

From this week patients diagnosed with complex and advanced cases of the skin cancer melanoma will be able to access a team of melanoma... more

Perkins researcher wins Raine priming grant

Perkins researcher wins Raine priming grant

A researcher from the Perkins Mitochondrial Medicine and Biology Laboratory has been awarded the top prize for Child Health at the 2018... more

Stem cell reprogramming mystery clarified by new findings

Stem cell reprogramming mystery clarified by new findings

Australian researchers have unearthed new evidence in a decade-long mystery concerning stem cell reprogramming, a process believed to... more

Latest genomic technology to analyse tumours in Perth

Latest genomic technology to analyse tumours in Perth

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research wins $1.75m grant to establish ACRF Centre for Advanced Cancer Genomics more

Doctor to journey from Perth to Patagonia

Doctor to journey from Perth to Patagonia

Mosman Park GP, Dr Jamie Prendiville, has pushed himself to his limits to raise funds for melanoma research. more

$2 million in funding to boost medical research

$2 million in funding to boost medical research

Research into developing new medical technologies and ways of improving patient care will receive a $1 million boost from MTPConnect (a... more

Daniel's legacy

Daniel's legacy

Vicky Frost urges men and women to get tested for bowel cancer early after tragic loss of her husband Daniel 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 855 riders roll out of Perth on 6th annual 200km ride. more

Perkins researchers find new way to defend against Type 2 Diabetes

Perkins researchers find new way to defend against Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research’s Centre for Diabetes Research have identified a substance that... more

New drug to supercharge immune cells in the fight against cancer

New drug to supercharge immune cells in the fight against cancer

A new cancer treatment with the dual ability to normalise tumour blood vessels and boost the body’s immune system, has been developed... more

Cracking the cycling code

Cracking the cycling code

Leading community fundraising team, Crack Cycling, has been going from strength to strength to become one of the most successful teams in... more

Open Day showcases WA medical research

Open Day showcases WA medical research

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research welcomed hundreds of visitors to its Nedlands facility on Saturday for its third annual... more

Hear about how the impact of cancer is shifting, for the better

Hear about how the impact of cancer is shifting, for the better

If the number of people you know with cancer has felt overwhelming, come along to Open Day at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical... more

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