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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

Perkins student wins first prize in the Mimics Innovation Award

Perkins student wins first prize in the Mimics Innovation Award

Perkins researcher in the Vascular Engineering laboratory, Nikhilesh Bappoo, has won first prize in the Mimics Innovation Award,... more

An integrated map of microRNAs and their promoters

An integrated map of microRNAs and their promoters

MicroRNAs, short RNA molecules that inhibit gene expression have been implicated in cancer, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disease... more

Faulty gene linked to obesity in adults

Faulty gene linked to obesity in adults

Groundbreaking new research linking obesity and metabolic dysfunction to a problem in the energy generators in cells has been published... more

The 40th Birthday gift that keeps on giving

The 40th Birthday gift that keeps on giving

A Sydney family has raised more than $10,000 for a team of researchers at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research who are... more

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

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