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Research News
Sun 16 Aug 2015 | 03:00 PM
Probiotics play a crucial role in boosting the health of premature babies, but Melbourne researchers believe these good bacteria have more benefits to offer pre term infants than what is currently known.
Institute News
Mon 3 Aug 2015 | 11:12 AM
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
Wed 22 Jul 2015 | 02:17 PM
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
Mon 6 Jul 2015 | 04:30 PM
Professor David Thorburn, Genetics Theme Director and Group Leader of Mitochondrial Research, is celebrating 25 years at Murdoch Children's. Here we find out what motivates him and why he got into research, as well as his advice for young researchers.
Research News
Thu 2 Jul 2015 | 12:15 PM
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
Wed 1 Jul 2015 | 11:00 AM
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 Children's Research Institute has found.