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Excellent research is fundamental to the development of lifesaving treatments and better diagnostics.

The Perkins combines world-class research laboratories and collaborative teams to pursue excellence in medical science with a focus on translating our research breakthroughs into better health for our community. Our teams have more than 400 research and clinical staff working together to reach toward new medical solutions and bring them closer.





Can community BioDiscovery initiative and commitment to science be the winners?

An initiative for community science education and a biomedical engineering PhD student at the Perkins are finalists for the WA Premier’s 2021 Science Awards. The WA Premier’s Science Awards recognise…

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Bioengineers to the rescue, overcoming a common hospital problem

Whether you are in hospital for minor or major surgery it is almost certain you will need a catheter inserted, usually in your forearm, so fluids or medicine can be…

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WA leading the way with Mackenzie’s Mission

WA is leading the way in a national $20 million genetic screening study testing selected couples for genetic mutations that cause severe diseases. The study known as Mackenzie’s Mission, co-led…

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