Professor Melissa Little, Theme Director of Cell Biology at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, one of the highest honours an Australian scientist can receive
The number of Australian children who outgrow egg allergy has contributed to a drop in food allergies between the ages of one and four years of age, new research by the Australian Centre of Food and Allergy Research based at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has found.
Do you work with children who have a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? MCRI’s Professor Angela Morgan and her team have developed a guideline for managing communication and swallowing disorders following childhood TBI.
Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos recently launched the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute’s new Laying the Foundations eLearning course. The course highlights the importance of the early years in a child’s life and how early experiences of health, learning and development influence a child as they grow older.
Head injuries in children are some of the most frequent presentations to emergency departments. More than 3000 children are admitted to the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) with head injuries every year. Some children require a CT scan to rule out a serious brain injury. This process is obvious for serious head injuries, but it’s more challenging to determine whether CT scans are necessary for children with milder injuries.
Introducing our top Honours and Masters students for 2017. Selected based on their high academic merit, these students will each receive a scholarship of $5,000 to help support them and their studies, together with training and supervision from our world-leading researchers.