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​MCRI researcher Hamish Graham has been awarded the inaugural $20,000 CSL Florey Next Generation Award for top PhD candidate in health and biomedical sciences. Dr Graham has won the award for this work in Nigeria, improving children's access to oxygen.
Research News
The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute has welcomed the news that it is one of the three main partners in a $20-million genetic screening research study. The Mackenzie’s Mission project will screen about 10,000 couples to see if they are carriers of a genetic condition that could be passed on to a child.
Institute News
It is one of the rarest jobs in Australia – with only 230 employed nationwide – but genetic counselling has become a little better known this week as Genetic Counsellor Awareness Day was celebrated on Thursday, November 8.
Institute News
Lyndon Gallacher is an Associate Genetic Counsellor at VCGS. To mark Genetic Counsellor Awareness Day, held on 8 November, Lyndon has shared his work with us. Tell us about your work as a genetic counsellor I, like many genetic counsellors, have a number of roles.
Institute News
Dr Ken Pang is a Clinician Scientist Fellow in Adolescent Medicine. Tell us about your work. As one of the Melbourne Children’s Clinician Scientist Fellows, I have dual roles.
Research News
Melbourne researchers have released a report on World Mental Health Day (October 10), explaining that while self-harm predominately occurs during adolescence, it should never be considered ‘just a passing phase’ because it is associated with an increased risk of mental health problems and suicide for at least a decade.