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Institute News
Thu 15 Sep 2016 | 12:15 PM
Mitochondrial disease is an illness that robs its sufferers of energy, and damages muscles and major organs like the brain and heart. About 1 in 5000 babies – or one Australian baby born each week – are born with a severe form of the disease, which can often lead to an early death.
Student News
Wed 7 Sep 2016 | 02:00 PM
The Murdoch Children's Summer Student Program runs from November 2016 – February 2017, where Supervisors take on outstanding students for...
Research News
Wed 3 Aug 2016 | 08:00 PM
This Father’s Day we remember what really counts – the health and wellbeing of children in our community. The life of every child is unique and...
Professor David Burgner
Research News
Thu 28 Jul 2016 | 03:15 PM
Professor David Burgner is a paediatric infectious diseases clinician scientist. With a rich history of research and training in the UK Professor Burgner became the first and only infectious diseases paediatrician in Western Australia from 2002 until 2010. Soon after this he relocated to Melbourne to join the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. Here he shares the impact of his research as Leader of MCRI’s Infection and Immunity Group.