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NEWS & EVENTS

Reasons for hope this festive season

Prof Peter Leedman AO, Director of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, provided the following end-of-year observations about the outlook for medical research in WA to The West Australian,…

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Associate Professor Gina Ravenscroft and PhD candidate Carolin Scriba from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research

New gene discovery published in New England Journal of Medicine

Disease-causing genetic mutation finding to impact thousands of patients world-wide The genetic cause of a brain disease that leads to vertigo, speech difficulties and loss of coordination, and which can…

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Plants in space research gets funding boost

The University of Western Australia is one of five Australian universities to receive a $90 million funding boost to create food and medicines for space explorers. The Australian Government is…

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