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Perkins spinout company reports positive clinical trial results

Perkins spinout company reports positive clinical trial results

Dimerix Limited, a company founded on technology developed by researchers at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, today... more

World-class cell sequencing centre to transform cancer research in WA

World-class cell sequencing centre to transform cancer research in WA

Western Australia is set to be at the forefront of advanced cancer research with the establishment of a unique cancer sequencing centre... more

Ground-breaking new way to examine how medicines act on cells

Ground-breaking new way to examine how medicines act on cells

Research led by Dr Carl White and Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and UWA has... more

Perkins researchers invent improved method for diagnosing antibiotic resistant infections

Perkins researchers invent improved method for diagnosing antibiotic resistant infections

Researchers from the Perkins, in collaboration with researchers from UWA, PathWest and a group of international colleagues, have... more

New training centre to develop latest biomedical therapies

New training centre to develop latest biomedical therapies

The Federal Government has announced $3.1 million funding for a national project to train the next generation of biomedical researchers... more

Grant to investigate new muscular dystrophy treatment

Grant to investigate new muscular dystrophy treatment

A Perkins team led by Professor Nigel Laing AO has been awarded a Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) research grant to test two... more

World leading announcement to eliminate cancer

World leading announcement to eliminate cancer

Director of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Professor Peter Leedman, today joined philanthropists Andrew and Nicola... more

Renowned Perkins researcher appointed International Scholar

Renowned Perkins researcher appointed International Scholar

One of Australia’s leading scientists has been chosen alongside 40 researchers from 16 countries to receive a prestigious international... more

Hundreds of walkers take steps against women’s cancer

Hundreds of walkers take steps against women’s cancer

An inspiring group of 500 women and men joined together on Saturday 6 May to make strides against cancer in the Hawaiian Walk for... more

Why do young apparently healthy people keep dying of heart disease?

Why do young apparently healthy people keep dying of heart disease?

In four decades of public campaigns about the benefits of a healthy diet and regular exercise, Australia’s rate of heart disease has... more

Better diagnosis thanks to advanced new technology

Better diagnosis thanks to advanced new technology

Professor Nigel Laing AO and his team from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have contributed to an improved method of... more

Perkins researchers secure grants to investigate critical health issues

Perkins researchers secure grants to investigate critical health issues

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have received more than $500,000 in funding in 2017 to investigate new... more

Perth Radiological Clinic staff step out for the Perkins

Perth Radiological Clinic staff step out for the Perkins

Throughout April, staff of the 20 Perth Radiological Clinics in Perth will be promoting the partnership between the Perth Radiological... more

Sound waves and laser beams – the new Perth technique for identifying bacteria and treating infections in an hour instead of days

Sound waves and laser beams – the new Perth technique for identifying bacteria and treating infections in an hour instead of days

On World Kidney Day (March 9) the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Perth announces that a new-age technique, funded in part... more

Perkins medical entrepreneur wins 40under40

Perkins medical entrepreneur wins 40under40

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research researcher, Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger, has been awarded a 2017 40under40 award for... more

New tool to help women avoid second breast cancer surgery

New tool to help women avoid second breast cancer surgery

This International Women’s Day (8 March) the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research announces it has developed a new device with... more

Gout medicine used to prevent heart attacks

Gout medicine used to prevent heart attacks

A major clinical trial involving around 5,000 patients to determine whether a new use for an old drug can reduce heart attacks in... more

Ground-breaking new study doubles the estimate of our functional genes

Ground-breaking new study doubles the estimate of our functional genes

A landmark study mapping a poorly understood class of genes, has found evidence of links with major diseases, such as heart disease,... more

Band of doctors reunite to defeat cancer

Band of doctors reunite to defeat cancer

Around 35 years ago, some of WA's top medical specialists, rocked their way through medical school to help pay the bills. more

Perkins Director applauds commitment to WA medical research

Perkins Director applauds commitment to WA medical research

The Director of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Professor Peter Leedman, commended today’s announcement, made as part... more

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