News and Breakthroughs

2017 Bryant Stokes Oration

Professor Lyn Beazley, AO, FTSE, CIE (Aust), FACE, MA, PhD, Hon DSc, Hon LLD, Chairperson of the Board of the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation, is guest speaker at the 2017 Bryant Stokes Oration, with her presentation titled, My Life Of Science. Read more

2017 Young Investigators’ Day

The 2018 Young Investigators’ Day will be held on November 8th, 2017 in the Bruce Hunt Lecture Theatre. Read more

Potential HIV Treatment Vaccine

Professor Martyn French, Royal Perth Hospital Immunologist and Deputy Chairperson of the MRF is currently working with a team of 131 researchers to investigate potentially using an antibody to prompt natural immune responses to fight HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). Read more

A History of the Intensive Care Unit within the family of Royal Perth Hospital

Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is proud to announce the launch of Dr Geoffrey M Clarke’s (AM) book, which covers the origins and development of the ICU at RPH up until July 2003. Read more

Immune Response Research Key to Controlling HIV Infection

Control of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection without the use of continuous and life-long medications, and potentially cure of the infection, are likely to require the use of vaccines to enhance immune responses against HIV. Read more

Order of Australia Medal for retired MRF Executive Officer

The Medical Research Foundation (MRF) is proud to announce that Doug King, retired MRF Executive Officer, has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for his outstanding service to medical administration and community health. Read more