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Leaders in neuroscience for 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

Passionate palliative care researcher, Professor Samar Aoun, has received the Western Australia 2023 Australian of the Year Award.

As the Perron Institute Research Chair in Palliative Care at The University of Western Australia, she is a highly respected international research leader who champions a community-centred role in end-of-life care and bereavement support.

On receiving the award, Professor Aoun said she hopes it encourages more people to have courageous conversations about death, dying and grief – it happens to everyone – so it’s important that we support each other along the journey.

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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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