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.
Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia’s largest child health research institute, today announced that they have entered into a global development and license agreement with US company, Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics, Inc. (JOT).
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.
At the Murdoch Children's Research Institute end of year Director’s Forum, two ‘Rising Star Awards’ were presented to PhD students Peter Azzopardi and Simon Sadedin. These awards are given to students who have significantly contributed to the Institute during 2015 and continue to excel in children’s health research.
In a world-first study, treatment of a whole community with ivermectin has been shown to virtually eliminate scabies, reducing prevalence by 94 per cent and providing new hope in the fight to control this debilitating disease.