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Perkins researchers granted funds to advance epigenetic research

Two researchers at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have been awarded separate grants totalling $3.6million in federal government funding to better understand and treat diseases. Perkins CEO, Prof…

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Biodesign program wins national award for excellence

A program that provides industry engagement opportunities and training in biomedical design thinking, while giving industry access to research talent has won a national award. iPREP Biodesign, administered by The…

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image shows ovarian cancer cells from various patients in various colours to show tumour elements

“Google map” of ovarian tumours reveals cancer cells control who gets into their neighbourhood

Perth researchers find some ovarian cancer cells appear to tell immune system to stay away. “Spatial transcriptomics reveals discrete tumour microenvironments and autocrine loops within ovarian cancer subclones” published in…

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