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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

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

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