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LINEAR CLINICAL RESEARCH

Linear Clinical Research Limited is an early phase clinical trials facility; the only one in Western Australia and the most advanced facility of its kind in Australia. Linear was founded by the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in 2010 and built through funds provided by the Western Australian Government.

WHAT ARE CLINICAL TRIALS?

Clinical trials are a vital step in the path to bring new potentially lifesaving medicines to patients. Trials ensure that new treatments are both safe and effective.

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ABOUT LINEAR

Linear provides the Perkins with a critical base for clinical trials of new medicines and is an illustration of our commitment to hasten the translation of our basic discoveries at the bench to the bedside.

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RESEARCH NEWS & EVENTS

New drug limits cancer spreading

Most patients die from metastatic cancers, not the primary tumour A research team that recently invented a drug to stop blood vessels from forming a treatment resistant barrier around some…

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Smartphones the next frontier in skin cancer detection

Artificial intelligence could soon be used to diagnose melanoma more cheaply and accurately based on an artificial intelligence algorithm developed by WA researchers. Findings published in the journal of the…

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Activating the silent assassin within to fight breast cancer

Perth researcher wins $1.4m grant to wake up an immune system corrupted by cancer FAST FACTS: Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women globally 14 million women…

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