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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

Gentlemen, let's talk about the prostate

Early detection is key to successful treatment more

Walkers show they’re tougher together

Walkers show they’re tougher together

An event is only as good as the people in it, and the heroes that make up the Hawaiian Walk for Women’s Cancer are a testimony to that. more

Schoolgirl makes the chop to change lives

Gemima Rahman hopes to trigger a good-deed domino affect. more

Superbugs to kill ‘more than cancer’ by 2050

Superbugs to kill ‘more than cancer’ by 2050

When any of us needs a little inspiration at the Perkins there's a small sample of mould we can visit that's mounted on the wall in a... more

New collaboration to aid the development of drugs to treat cancers

New collaboration to aid the development of drugs to treat cancers

New research partnerships to explore how tumours can be made more responsive to immunotherapy treatments. more

WA researchers rewarded for leading cancer and genetic disease research

WA researchers rewarded for leading cancer and genetic disease research

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (Perkins) in Perth has been awarded three of Australia’s most prestigious Research... more

Revolutionary new view of how living cells make energy

Revolutionary new view of how living cells make energy

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

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

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