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DRIVING DISCOVERY & DELIVERING HOPE AT THE PERKINS

Since 1998, the Perkins has grown to become one of the nation’s leading medical research centres, where a close knit team of more than 250 work together to focus on diseases that most affect your families.

With three research facilities, co-located with major teaching hospitals, the Perkins has created a culture of innovation and collaboration to deliver better patient outcomes faster.

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Gender affected lung cancer risk

Leading researcher in genetics of complex diseases, Professor Grant Morahan, publishes ‘Identification of Genetic Variants Associated with Sex-Specific Lung-Cancer Risk’ in peer-reviewed journal Cancers   Fast Facts Lung cancer is the…

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New drug hope to slow liver cancer tsunami

Perth researchers funded to test new RNA drug.                                             …

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WA’s role in cancer research

WA's role in cancer research OpEd Opinion piece, The West Australian: 20 January 2022, by Professor Leedman AO   In the treatment of cancers, there’s both good and bad news.…

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