A test to diagnose cerebral palsy at birth, which could allow infants access to critical early interventions, is one step closer thanks to research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI).
New research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has found having a group of friends – rather than a best friend – could help to protect children’s mental and emotional wellbeing in the face of bullying.
A/Prof Adam Scheinberg is an Honorary Fellow Manager in Developmental Disability and Rehabilitation Research Tell us about your work Our team of researchers from MCRI, Swinburne University, The University of Melbourne, Data61 and The Royal Children’s Hospital have been designing and developing a socially assistive robot, the NAO, for paediatric rehabilitation.
New research by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has shown that men with a history of common mental health problems are four times more likely to experience mental health problems during their partner’s pregnancy.
The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s (MCRI) wholly owned subsidiary, the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS) today announced a partnership with Edico Genome to reduce the turnaround time of genomic testing from months to days.
Dr Margie Danchin is a Senior Research Fellow in Vaccine and Immunisation Research Tell us about your work I am a general paediatrician and senior research fellow at MCRI. I have worked on vaccine research around clinical trials, vaccine safety and vaccine social science for 10 years.
A new study by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has revealed children born to mothers who were prescribed antibiotics during pregnancy may have up to a 20 per cent higher risk of being hospitalised with infection.