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Mother reading to young child
Research News
Mon 1 Feb 2016 | 01:15 PM
Murdoch Children's Research Institute has partnered with News Corp Australia to encourage Australian parents to help ‘raise a reader’ after new research reveals one in five children who started school this year don’t have the skills to learn properly.
Boy writing in a book
Research News
Wed 20 Jan 2016 | 10:45 AM
Recommendations for diagnosing autism (ASD) are not being followed for all children, with paediatricians reporting they are unable to access the services they need to meet recommended practice, a study by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute has found.
Research News
Wed 13 Jan 2016 | 04:30 PM
Scientists at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have uncovered two specific markers that identify a stem cell able to generate heart muscle and the vessels that support heart function.
Kai fundraises for Murdoch Children's Research Institute
Institute News
Tue 22 Dec 2015 | 11:15 AM
Meet Kai, an inspiring youngster who started his own fundraising drive to raise more than $550 to support children with heart conditions. According to Kai, finding something fun to do is the key to raising funds and being able to make a difference in the lives of others. We couldn’t be more thankful for his efforts.