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.
Experts from Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) are calling for more awareness and support for new mothers experiencing depression and breastfeeding difficulties after new research showed a link between the two.
“Young people are the world’s greatest untapped resource”, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “The Lancet Commission is a powerful reminder that there is more to do to meet the unique needs of adolescents. And the compelling findings of the Commission must serve as an important wake-up call to individuals, organisations, and governments to support a new approach” – Melinda Gates
More than a third of parents of infants born very preterm (prior to 30 weeks gestation) struggle with depression and anxiety after the birth of their child, a new study by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute has shown.
Dr Jonathan Kaufman, Doctorate of Medical Science candidate (MCRI/University of Melbourne) and Paediatric Registrar (RCH) shares his research that saw him take home Best Oral Presentation Award at the Australian Society for Medical Research, Victorian Student Symposium (2016).