Do you work with children who have a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? MCRI’s Professor Angela Morgan and her team have developed a guideline for managing communication and swallowing disorders following childhood TBI.
Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos recently launched the Murdoch Children's Research Institute’s new Laying the Foundations eLearning course. The course highlights the importance of the early years in a child’s life and how early experiences of health, learning and development influence a child as they grow older.
A chance encounter between two sets of identical twins switched at birth has given scientists a rare opportunity to study how both pre- and postnatal environments and lifestyle can change how our genes are expressed in adulthood.
Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), in collaboration with innovation company Curve Tomorrow today announced the two winners for its inaugural Bytes4health program. The winners were officially announced by The Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Minister for Health and Aged Care and Minister for Sport.
As the winner of the inaugural Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science, Dr Alicia Oshlack will establish an intern program in bioinformatics, and contribute to the expansion of the discipline throughout Australia.
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.