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Professor Dinah Reddihough
Research News
Tue 11 Oct 2016 | 04:45 PM
In Australia, one child is born with cerebral palsy every 15 hours. One in 500 children are affected and about 34,000 individuals have the condition. Professor Dinah Reddihough, Group Leader of MCRI's developmental disability and rehabilitation research has been changing the lives of families touched by cerebral palsy both nationally and internationally for more than 30 years. Here we learn what drives her passion and commitment to changing the face of child health.
Research News
Thu 6 Oct 2016 | 11:30 AM
The introduction of three new vaccines to Fiji has had a significant impact on reducing life-threatening diseases including pneumonia, diarrhoea and cervical cancer among women and children, a new Murdoch Children's Research Institute study shows.
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...