A rotavirus vaccine candidate, led by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, has been found to provide a strong immune response in over 90 per cent of babies that received a course of the vaccine during clinical trials.
Murdoch Children's Research Institute and technology company Curve Tomorrow continue to cement themselves at the forefront of digital healthcare technology, after picking up the Best New Product award at the National iAwards.
Murdoch Children's researchers have contributed to a landmark study, published in prestigious journal Nature Medicine, that has identified key genes associated with the development of 10 autoimmune diseases of childhood.
More children are being diagnosed with autism, a study by Murdoch Children's Research Institute has found. However, whether autism is becoming more prevalent or being diagnosed earlier is still under question.
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.
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.