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Double hit of new appointments for Head of Molecular Endocrinology and Pharmacology

Perkins’ Head of Molecular Endocrinology and Pharmacology, Professor Kevin Pfleger, was appointed President of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT) earlier this month. Coincidentally, on…

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Perkins secures biobanking grants to answer important questions in future research

The McGowan Government recently announced that the Harry Perkins Institute will receive two of the 16 grants totalling more than $1.5 million to support Western Australian biobanks. Congratulations to both…

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NHMRC funding for DEFINER to identify “the right drug for the right patient” in liver cancer

The Harry Perkins Institute's Oncofetal Ecosystem Laboratory, established early in 2021, has received its first NHMRC Ideas Grant in the most recent grants round. This collaborative project run by the…

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