Researchers from the Institute have urged caution on the widespread use of ‘brain training’ programs, after new research reveals they are not effective in preventing learning difficulties in primary-school-age children.
The Melbourne Children’s Campus continues to cement itself as a leader in genomics, welcoming Professor John Christodoulou as Chair in Genomic Medicine. The new role, a joint appointment between Murdoch Children's Research Institute and the University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, will oversee the Centre for Genomic Medicine and drive the integration of genomics into clinical practice on the Melbourne Children’s Campus and beyond.
The Melbourne Fashion Festival Ltd. (MFF), the not-for-profit organisation that owns and delivers the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) has announced a strategic and social partnership with the Institute.
Murdoch Children's Research Institute, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, publishing house Pinter & Martin and international health charity Teaching-aids at Low Cost (TALC) are pleased to announce the launch of Pneumonia in Children: Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment, the first book addressing pneumonia in children, its prevention, treatment and public health control.