Centre for Medical Research, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research
The University of Western Australia is one of the Group of Eight (http://www.go8.edu.au), research-intensive universities in Australia, is celebrating its centenary this year and next and recently ranked 96th in the world on the Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.
It has a strong history of medical research including Professors Barry Marshall and Robin Warren being awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 2005 for their research into the role of Helicobactor pylori in stomach ulcers.
WAIMR is Western Australia’s premier adult medical research institute, investigating the genetic and environmental causes of a range of diseases.
Formed in 1998 with a vision of fostering a high-level of collaboration between the State’s medical researchers, our team has made, and continues to make, a number of internationally-important discoveries with the potential to deliver better health to the global community.
Role within Neuromics
Full overseas partner. Principal Investigator for the Australian node of NEUROMICS
Workpackage 13 - Research infrastructure
Workpackage 3 - Identification of modifying factors in cohorts enriched by deep phenotyping
Workpackage 9 - Omics-assisted therapy development
Workpackage 5 - Development and implementation of disease group overlapping NGS-based diagnostic panels
Workpackage 1 - Deep phenotype analysis in pre-symptomatic and symptomatic NDD/NMD patients
Workpackage 2 - Identification of novel disease genes in NDD/NMD patients