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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.

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Hunt for missing genetics given million-dollar boost

Families from around the world with debilitating inherited diseases will be the beneficiaries of a $1,284,836.30 grant by the Australian federal government to a leading Perth geneticist. Dr Gina Ravenscroft,…

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New treatment discovery for rare eye cancer

An unusual and often fatal form of eye melanoma shows early response to new combination of treatments. New discoveries in treatments are all about improved health outcomes for people who…

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Genetic disease hunt resolved after 20-year search for a gene for facial deformity condition

Published in Nature Communications. International hunt by geneticists in Perth, Australia and Yale University, U.S.A. find cause of significant facial deformity disease   Families with hemifacial microsomia, a condition where one…

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