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Sudden infant cardiac death explained by gene mutation

Sudden infant cardiac death explained by gene mutation

A team of researchers, including scientists from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, have linked a faulty gene to the deaths... more

Perkins researchers turn on cancer killing genes

Perkins researchers turn on cancer killing genes

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have used an exciting new technology to successfully switch on dormant... more

Perkins Researcher wins Eureka Prize

Perkins Researcher wins Eureka Prize

After being a runner up in 2015 a major international project, led by Professor Alistair Forrest from the Harry Perkins Institute of... more

Popular Open Day ‘a roaring success’ for Perkins

Popular Open Day ‘a roaring success’ for Perkins

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research welcomed almost 700 visitors to its Nedlands facility on Saturday for its second annual... more

Perkins researchers find essential gene for healthy hearts

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have improved the scientific understanding of how to build healthy... more

Perkins recruits engineers in a first for WA

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has launched a new engineering program aimed at delivering revolutionary medical... more

Intellectual disability and Down Syndrome – common genetics?

An investigation which aimed to understand Down Syndrome has led to the identification of a gene which controls the formation of neural... more

Eminent cardiologist calls for more research

In an article in the June 2016 issue of Medical Forum WA, Perkins Deputy Director Professor Thompson stated that there was limited hard... more

Perkins researchers decipher world-first muscle disorder cases

Perkins researchers decipher world-first muscle disorder cases

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research scientists have discovered crucial information that could lead to new treatments for young... more

New technology to reduce secondary breast cancer surgeries

Thousands of breast cancer patients might be spared a second surgery thanks to groundbreaking new technology developed by researchers... more

WA researchers receive funds to tackle dementia

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research’s Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing (WACHA) received... more

Cause of mitochondrial dysfunction discovered by Perkins researchers

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have found a connection between a mutation in the power source of our... more

Medical researcher wins top British award

One of Western Australia’s brightest medical scientists has been recognised with a prestigious award by the British Pharmacological... more

A new genetic player in autism

A study aimed at detecting the genetic triggers of autism spectrum disorder has uncovered a new gene mutation, which could lead to better... more

Perkins welcomes new imaging expert

Radiologist and nuclear medicine specialist, Dr Liesl Celliers, has been appointed in a new position which aims to fast-track cancer... more

Top fundraiser running for Perkins cancer research

Phoebe MacKellar, a top fundraiser in the 2016 HBF Run for a Reason, says she was inspired by the work of the Harry Perkins Institute of... more

Leading cardiologist calls for urgent heart research

Professor Peter Thompson, cardiologist and Deputy Director of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, has called for a renewed... more

Cancer cell re-programming project wins funding boost

Dr Andrew Woo, a research fellow in the Perkins Laboratory for Cancer Medicine has secured a $100,000 project grant thanks to Cancer... more

Weekend to End Women's Cancers raises $2.3M for the Perkins

Western Australia’s largest multi-day walk for women’s cancers draws 752 walkers and helps power the Centre of Women’s Cancers at... more

Linear Clinical Research welcomes new CEO

Linear Clinical Research Limited, the clinical trials arm of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, is delighted to announce... more

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