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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A sticker on the foot to save a limb

Technology for measuring oxygen levels in the brain’s blood supply offers hope for diabetics risking amputation Fast facts: • 12 people undergo diabetes related amputations in Australia every day •…

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What embryo development can teach us about fighting cancer

Human development is one of the most elegant biological phenomena where rapid but controlled cellular growth leads to a healthy human life. On the other hand, cancer is an uncontrolled…

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Perkins to drive medical research discoveries in Kylie’s honour

It is with heavy hearts that the Harry Perkins Institute farewells Kylie Beard, beloved ambassador for the Walk for Women’s Cancer, who passed away yesterday from breast cancer that metastasised to…

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