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Keys to Brighter Places

More young Australians than ever are experiencing mental illness. At the Perron Institute, our multidisciplinary youth mental health research team are conducting research into our brains and genes to unlock the mysteries surrounding mental illness, and to help create the future of personalised treatments. Our 'Finding The Keys to Brighter Places' TV commercial launched recently to help raise awareness about this very important topic.

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

Perron Institute Centre of Excellence in Stroke Research

We are delighted Professor Graeme Hankey, recognised as an international leader in stroke research, is the inaugural Perron Institute Chair in Stroke Research at UWA. A Centre of Excellence in Stroke Research will build on the significant success already achieved by researchers at the Perron Institute. The foundation of this collaboration was made possible with a matched contribution from UWA, the Perron Institute and generous philanthropists.

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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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