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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

Woodside teams up with Perkins to conquer cancer

Woodside teams up with Perkins to conquer cancer

Woodside’s support of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has hit a new milestone with their fundraising for the MACA Ride... more

MACA makes record-breaking contributions to cancer research

MACA makes record-breaking contributions to cancer research

MACA Ltd has upheld its title as the most successful fundraising team globally in the Ride to Conquer Cancer. more

MACA Ride to Conquer Cancer raises $4 million to conquer cancer

MACA Ride to Conquer Cancer raises $4 million to conquer cancer

The Perkins has announced it has raised $4 million to support its ground breaking cancer research through the MACA Ride to Conquer... more

New method to fight hard to treat breast cancers

New method to fight hard to treat breast cancers

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have developed a new method to tackle aggressive breast cancers, more... more

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

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