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Research News
Tue 16 Feb 2016 | 09:00 AM
Australian-born children with Asian mothers have higher rates of nut allergy than Asian-born children who migrate to Australia, new research has found.
Institute News
Mon 15 Feb 2016 | 09:00 AM
Some of Australia’s most well-known women have joined together to form a Council of Ambassadors on behalf of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, championing the life-saving work of the Institute’s researchers and advocating for child health.
Mother reading to young child
Research News
Mon 1 Feb 2016 | 01:15 PM
Murdoch Children's Research Institute has partnered with News Corp Australia to encourage Australian parents to help ‘raise a reader’ after new research reveals one in five children who started school this year don’t have the skills to learn properly.
Boy writing in a book
Research News
Wed 20 Jan 2016 | 10:45 AM
Recommendations for diagnosing autism (ASD) are not being followed for all children, with paediatricians reporting they are unable to access the services they need to meet recommended practice, a study by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute has found.
Research News
Wed 13 Jan 2016 | 04:30 PM
Scientists at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have uncovered two specific markers that identify a stem cell able to generate heart muscle and the vessels that support heart function.