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Supporting Gender Diversity

Mismatch between gender identity, body and social role can be distressing for young people. This can lead to mental health issues. The Raine Medical Research Foundation proudly supports The GENTLE Project, which aims to understand long-term outcomes of mental and physical health by tracking gender diverse young people in the CAMHS Gender Diversity Service (GDS) at Princess Margaret Hospital. Gender diverse young people need to be supported in their identities.


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About the Foundation


The Raine Medical Research Foundation represents the largest bequest received by The University of Western Australia for medical research. It has supported major research projects, fellowships and scholarships, and participated in major joint ventures.

The Foundation has allocated in excess of $50m for medical research, and commits in excess of $1.3m for research programs every year. These programs are now open to all medical researchers in Western Australia, with specific eligibility criteria outlined in program Conditions.

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News & Raine Lecture Series

  • Raine 60th Anniversary Oration – Professor Ian Frazer AC

    Raine 60th Anniversary Oration – Professor Ian Frazer AC

    On the 2nd of May 2017, Professor Ian Frazer AC presented the Raine 60th Anniversary Oration in honour of the late Mary and Joe Raine. Their commitment to medical research in Western Australia has resulted in the support of nearly 500 researchers and the distribution of more than $50 m, since establishment of the Raine Medical Research Foundation in 1957. If you missed Professor Frazer's outstanding presentation 'Translating research into practice: lessons I've learnt', a link to the recording can be found by clicking on 'FIND OUT MORE' below.Find Out More