Perron Institute

Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science (formerly the Western Australian Neuroscience Research Institute – WANRI) is Western Australia’s longest established medical research institute. The Institute undertake cutting edge research on a broad spectrum of conditions including stroke, Parkinson’s, motor neurone disease, muscular dystrophy, myositis and multiple sclerosis. One of their special strengths is the connection between the Institute’s laboratory research and its 15 specialist clinics. This multidisciplinary approach enables the Perron Institute to translate research outcomes into treatments aimed at providing a better quality of life for millions of people around the world who suffer with devastating neurological conditions.

Principal research areas

  • Molecular Therapies Research
  • Nucleic Acid Therapeutics Research
  • Motor Neurone Disease Genetics and Therapeutics Research
  • Stroke Research
  • Neurotrauma Research
  • Brain Plasticity Research
  • Demyelinating Diseases Research
  • Myositis Research
  • Parkinson’s Research
  • Restorative Neurology Research
  • Clinical Psychology Research
  • Palliative Care Research
  • Neuropathology Research

Image caption: The Perron Institute in Western Australia is training the next generation of medical researchers.

Image credit: Perron Institute

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