New global research led by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has identified the best method for detecting carriage of pneumococci, bacteria that cause pneumonia and other serious infections, especially in children. This analysis could inform pneumococcal vaccine evaluation and development and thereby help stop the spread of this deadly bacteria.
Researchers from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the Morgridge Institute for Research in the US have devised a way to dramatically cut the time involved in reprogramming and genetically correcting stem cells, an important step to making future therapies possible.
Anaesthesia in infancy has shown no adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in children by the age of two, a new international study, published today in world-leading medical journal The Lancet and led by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, has shown.
The question “What’s the fuss?” will ring out around Australia in weeks to come thanks to the launch of a new community-led campaign to promote the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and the importance of health and medical research to our nation’s future.