The intravenous (IV) fluid currently recommended for the majority of hospitalised children worldwide should change, a study by Murdoch Children's Research Institute and The Royal Children's Hospital has shown.
The Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS), a subsidiary of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne has signed an agreement with leading genomics company Illumina, to allow VCGS to offer its own Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) based on next-generation sequencing technology.
Researchers from Murdoch Children's Research Institute, the University of Sydney and the Children's Hospital at Westmead have discovered a new gene that causes a deadly muscle disorder. The discovery provides the missing link in understanding a whole range of muscle disorders.
Murdoch Children's Research Institute and Melbourne-based digital health company, Curve Tomorrow, have taken out first place in the Launch! session at the Annual Fall Health 2.0 conference in Silicon Valley, California.
A new rotavirus vaccine candidate that has been developed in Melbourne and has the potential to save over half a million lives worldwide each year has reached a pivotal milestone after clinical trials results found the vaccine provided a strong immune response in over 90 per cent of babies that received a course of the vaccine.
Adolescents who are not underweight but have lost a significant amount of weight can still be suffering from life-threatening complications associated with anorexia nervosa, a new research study has found.
Dr Elena Tucker, geneticist at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, has been announced as one of three winners of the 2014 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship for Australia and New Zealand .