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Institute News
Congratulations to Professor Melissa Little, Group Leader of Kidney Development, Disease and Regeneration, who has recently been awarded the Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology (ANZSCDB) Presidents Medal for 2015.
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Research News
The Centre of Research Excellence in Cerebral Palsy aims to attract and train doctoral and postdoctoral researchers to create the next generation of highly skilled clinical researchers in cerebral palsy. There are several PhD projects currently available on dyskinesia, pain and saliva control.
Research News
Professor David Thorburn, Genetics Theme Director and Group Leader of Mitochondrial Research, is celebrating 25 years at Murdoch Childrens. Here we find out what motivates him and why he got into research, as well as his advice for young researchers.
Research News
Childhood weight issues, including overweight and obesity, affect more than a million children in Australia. Research, development and education are key in providing early intervention schemes for children that have the potential to fall into the weight trap.
Research News
The number of pregnant women in Victoria undergoing amniocentesis or chorion villous sampling, which are invasive prenatal diagnostic tests for chromosome conditions, has fallen to historic lows in recent years, a study by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found.
Institute News
We've create a new brand video, which designed to show off the Institute's best asset - our passionate researchers.