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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

New drug to break down tumour defences

A drug developed by Woodside Professor Ruth Ganss and her team from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research could be used to... more

New cancer treatment receives proof-of-concept funding

A new approach to treating tumours, developed at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, has received funding to explore its... more

Groundbreaking discovery on the process of vertebrate development

Groundbreaking discovery on the process of vertebrate development

Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have uncovered molecular instructions that provide important information... more

Macquarie riders support Perkins cancer research

Staff at the Macquarie Group are contributing to cancer research at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research by raising vital... more

Perkins researcher wins Millennium Science Award

Professor Alistair Forrest, from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, has won the Millennium Science Award, becoming the... more

New trial to help stroke rehabilitation

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research’s WA Centre for Health and Ageing (WACHA) will use a grant from the National Stroke... more

Perkins part of future focus on genomic health

Researchers at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research will contribute to scientific understanding of how the genes passed down... more

Give a gift of hope. Donate to research this Christmas.

Give a gift of hope. Donate to research this Christmas.

This Christmas give a gift that benefits everyone. more

Melanoma expert says no more 'rolling the dice' on patient's health

National and local experts joined together last week for the Kirkbride Melanoma Centre's Research Symposium and Community Forum. more

Stroke: Challenging a looming epidemic

Stroke: Challenging a looming epidemic

The "Stroke epidemic" was a hot topic at the Wesfarmers' Harry Perkins Oration more

Iluka donates Pinnacle Award prize money to the Perkins

Iluka Resources was awarded the Workplace Diversity Excellence Award at the 2015 Australian Institute of Management WA and WestBusiness... more

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