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Kids Research
Big news! We have undergone a significant transformation. We have a new name, Kids Research, and a new brand identity to reflect our expanded organisation. Kids Research includes research undertaken by our students, affiliated academic staff and research staff based at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. Kids Research Institute, named in 2009, was t...
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  • 19 February 2018
Monday, 19 February 2018   Research is key in safe use of medicinal cannabis Safety should be the top priority when deciding to treat paediatric epilepsy with medicinal cannabis, according to an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) today.   Cannabis for Paediatric Epilepsy: challenges and conundrums is the first account of the efficacies and comp...
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Dr Wendy Gold, Kids Research, has received a generous donation of $10,000 from the Rett Syndrome Association of Australia (RSAA), to further her group’s work on the genetic disease. Wendy's primary research goal is to better understand the molecular genetics of Rett syndrome, which is seen almost always in girls.  She hopes to find a way to halt the onset of this disease. Rett syndro...
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