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Growing mini-kidneys from stem cells

About 1.7 million Australians have kidney disease. The potential toxicity of ...

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Helping children with dwarfism reach new heights

Achondroplasia is the most common type of dwarfism and affects about one in 25,0 ...

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Curing Australia's most deadly food allergies

Peanut allergy is the most common cause of the life-threatening allergic reactio ...

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Redefining how child concussion is treated in the ED

While many sports modify rules to reduce contact among younger players, one in f ...

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Rotavirus vaccine saving millions of lives

In 1973 Melbourne Professor Ruth Bishop identified rotavirus as the cause of sev ...

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Transforming child health

Changing the lives of children in Australia

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Together we can transform the health and wellbeing of an entire generation

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Changing the lives of children around the globe

Advancing treatment for incurable childhood diseases

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Child health

A-Z of child and adolescent health

Explore the A-Z of child health and learn more about our many research areas.

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Meet the children making it possible

Meet the children and families whose lives have been changed by the incredible work of our committed researchers.

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Murdoch Children's Flagship Research

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Aboriginal Health

Working with Aboriginal communities to promote health, wellbeing and equity for all.

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Allergy

Saving lives, improving health and reducing the cost of allergy.

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Covid-19

Creating the robust evidence we need to understand, treat and prevent COVID-19, and the impacts for kids.

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Infection

Reduce misuse of antibiotics and minimise drug resistance and side effects

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Kidney

Develop new therapies for kidney disease.

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Neurodevelopment

Transform our treatment of autism, social impairment and intellectual disability

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Rare disease

Improve detection, diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases

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