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Leaders in neuroscience for over 40 years

Perron Institute is a global collaborator and home to WA’s most successful research breakthroughs team. We’ve made brains our business so people with neurological conditions around the world can lead a better quality of life.

About us
  • 893 Researchers
  • 800+ Collaborations
  • 54 Higher Degrees by Research students

Making a difference

A renowned Western Australian ophthalmologist who led the development of a revolutionary intervention to treat the sight stealing eye disease, glaucoma, has been awarded an inaugural Byron Kakulas Medal.

The medal, honouring the late distinguished neuropathologist Emeritus Professor Byron Kakulas AO, founding Director of WA’s Perron Institute, acknowledges people who have had a transformational impact on the health of Western Australians, whether through medical research, clinical practice, health policy, service delivery or community outreach.

The second of the two Byron Kakulas medals awarded went to the high achieving, highly energetic Perioperative Medicine Team, a collaboration between the Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine Department at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) and The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Laboratory for Drug Delivery and Telethon Kids Institute.

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Meet our research groups

Here at Perron Institute we’re bringing dedicated researchers and clinicians together to work on a brighter future for people living with neurological conditions.

Research groups

Your donation will help us find answers for people with neurological disorders and give them hope.

Help with research

Clinical trials are an essential tool in modern medicine. We rely on voluntary participants to take part in our studies and trials for new treatments and interventions to improve patient’s quality of life. We are currently recruiting participants for the following studies and trials:


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