Business News journalist Tori Wilson speaks with institute Director Professor Steve Wilton about our new Ambassador to Hong Kong and partnership initiative.

“Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science has partnered with a university in Hong Kong, pooling staff, students and ideas to improve its capacity to tackle neurodegenerative diseases.

The institute hopes to secure a number of additional partnerships with universities across Hong Kong and China.

Muscular dystrophy, Alzheimer’s, dementia, stroke and Parkinson’s occur around the world, says Steve Wilton, and the last thing researchers should do is act as individual silos.

“It’s by sharing the data as openly and freely as possible in a respectful collaboration that people will benefit,” Professor Wilton, Perron Institute director and foundation chair in molecular therapy at Murdoch University, told Business News.”

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