Charlies Foundation for Research has a proud history of supporting world-leading clinical and patient-centered research at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Western Australia.

Some of the greatest medical breakthroughs have come at the hands of clinical researchers: dedicated doctors, nurses, specialists and allied health professionals at the frontline of patient care in hospitals.

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CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS Click on each project to read more

An investigation of the association between depression and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a sleep clinic population

Principal Investigator: C/Prof David Hillman


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The impact of metallic or non metallic deodorant or no deodorant on skin reaction during breast irradiation: a randomised controlled trial

Principal Investigator: A/Research Prof Lucy Lewis


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Targeting Prostaglandings in the lung – A new treatment for bad asthma

Principal Investigator: Professor Philip Thompson

Asthma is a complex disease with a significant burden on Australia’s society and economy. Patients with severe disease respond poorly to standard therapies, which leads to frequent exacerbations, hospitalisations and poor quality of life.

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