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Research providing clues about Motor Neurone Disease

A senior researcher at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has found that the molecules she studies in her work on cancer are... more

'Transformational' event in the history of Australian medical research

The Director of WA's premier adult medical research institute has praised the vision of the Australian government in passing legislation... more

Merit Grants awarded to Perkins researchers

Four researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have won competitive Project Grant Merit Awards from the WA... more

Gene Investigation reaches finals in Eureka Prizes

Gene Investigation reaches finals in Eureka Prizes

A major international project, led by Professor Alistair Forrest from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, is a finalist in... more

Twitter for Cells

Researchers from Western Australia, Japan and Germany have collaborated to create the first map of cell-to-cell communication between the... more

$2.4 million ACRF Cancer Imaging Facility Opens

A ground-breaking State Cancer Imaging Facility officially opened at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Perth. more

Perkins recognised in Premier's Science Awards

Western Australian Premier, Colin Barnett MLA has announced that the Lotterywest BioDiscovery Centre at the Harry Perkins Institute of... more

Cancer patients to benefit from unique collaboration

Research in Western Australia is set to benefit from an exciting new collaboration between the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical... more

New way to monitor drug delivery thanks to deep sea shrimp

An enzyme squirted out of deep sea shrimp causing a bright blue burst to scare away predators is the key to innovative scientific work to... more

Leading law firm partners with the Perkins

The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research is pleased to announce a partnership with law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. The Director... more

Queens Birthday Honour for Perkins Professor

Queens Birthday Honour for Perkins Professor

The Governor-General has appointed an eminent Western Australian Medical Researcher, Professor Nigel Laing, as an Officer in the General... more

Research could help pregnant women and babies

Exciting research from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has found new answers for pregnant women with high blood pressure,... more

Genetic breakthrough helps couples hoping for healthy child

The Perkins Laboratory for Neurogenetic diseases has made a breakthrough in a lethal muscle disease, which gives affected parents the... more

Ice Bucket Challenge helps MND research in WA

The Ice Bucket Challenge, which resulted in 30,000 Australians being doused with icy water last year, has generated a $1.05 million grant... more

Teaching stem cells to forget the past

Teaching stem cells to forget the past

Professor Ryan Lister has been awarded a $50,000 2015 Metcalf prize, from the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia, in recognition... more

Changing view of Muscular Dystrophy

Changing view of Muscular Dystrophy

A new publication in eminent journal, Brain, has changed the way neurologists across the world will look at the disease Muscular Dystrophy. more

Woodside Cancer Research Fellow announced

Internationally renowned cancer researcher, Professor Ruth Ganss, has been awarded the prestigious Woodside Cancer Research Fellowship to... more

Mitochondria link to Fatty Liver Disease

Research at the Perkins is leading the way in its field by providing a new understanding of fatty liver disease, which is an increasing... more

New ideas for treating kidney disease

Newly published research from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research is the foundation stone for human trials that may lead to a... more

Brain Bee at the Perkins

Australia's 'brainiest' student, Jade Pham proved herself in the national finals of the Brain Bee Challenge at the Harry Perkins... more

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