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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

Making a difference

At Perron Institute, we provide treatment and support for Parkinson’s patients at our Movement Disorder Clinic. Our researchers are currently recruiting eligible participants for three clinical trials and studies on Parkinson’s.

These are the TONiC Parkinson’s study, the Parkinson’s Disease Trial (PEDS) and the Parkinson’s Lung Trial (IMT).

Photo caption: Perron Institute TONiC team L-R Prof Sulev Koks, Jack Price and Denise Howting.

Find out more

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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