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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

David Bowie’s lethal cancer on the rise

David Bowie’s lethal cancer on the rise

While the risk of dying in Australia from the most common types of cancers is decreasing, the cancer which killed David Bowie is... more

Calling all budding young scientists

Calling all budding young scientists

An exciting new school holiday program for 10-14 year olds is set to launch at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Nedlands. more

Goodbye to golden locks for a great cause

Goodbye to golden locks for a great cause

After years of charity runs, Fiona Kemp decided to go a cut above and shave off her trademark golden locks to raise much needed funds for... more

New treatment targeting chronic kidney disease

New treatment targeting chronic kidney disease

A new breakthrough treatment, based on technology developed by researchers at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, could... more

Perkins celebrates NHMRC funding success

Researchers at the Perkins will share in a total of over $5.9 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council... more

One day that changed my world

One day that changed my world

Natalie Mathews was 43 years old with no noticeable lump and no family history of breast cancer when her GP sent her for a precautionary... more

Perkins commends forward-thinking MRFF priorities

Perkins commends forward-thinking MRFF priorities

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has welcomed an announcement from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), highlighting a... more

Hawaiian Walk for Women's Cancer

Hawaiian Walk for Women's Cancer

On Saturday 6 May 2017, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research is holding the inaugural Hawaiian Walk for Women's Cancer. more

Perkins clinical research facility wins Industry Export Award

Perkins clinical research facility wins Industry Export Award

Linear Clinical Research, the clinical trials arm of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, has won a WA Industry Export Award... more

Perkins researcher wins Young Tall Poppy Science Award

Perkins researcher wins Young Tall Poppy Science Award

Dr Gina Ravenscroft has been recognised as one of Western Australia’s best young scientists at the State ceremony of the prestigious... more

Support for a national consortium for translational medical technology and pharmaceuticals research and training

The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, has announced seed funding from the Medical Technologies and... more

Genes provide clue to frog’s origin

Genes provide clue to frog’s origin

An international team of researchers, including scientists from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, have decoded the genetic... more

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