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Bailey's Story
Each year, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead performs a third to half of all paediatric kidney transplants in Australia. A major focus of the Kids Research Institute is to find ways to make transplantation better. A kidney transplant saved six year old Bailey Haber’s life – but, like any transplant patient, he has to take medication every day to stop his body rejecting th...
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The Kids Research Institute has approximately 300 researchers and support staff. Our passionate team of world-class researchers are dedicated to improving the lives of children with many illnesses including cancer, bone diseases, genetic conditions, diabetes, infectious diseases, neuromuscular conditions, rare diseases, sleep disorders, kidney and liver disease. Our research involves basic sci...
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brain autoimmunity
In a discovery that could help many thousands of children around the world, researchers at the Kids Research Institute have discovered a new disorder that may explain why some children suddenly develop movement and psychaitric problems. After years of research, Associate Professor Russell Dale and Dr Fabienne Brilot-Turville, of the Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research, have identifi...
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