News & Events

  • 21 August 2019
Rare Diseases
A new genetic discovery has changed the lives of two Australian siblings with neuromuscular disease, helping to give them the ability to walk again. The genetic research, led by Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network and University of Sydney’s Prof Sandra Cooper, identified a new genetic testing mechanism that enabled doctors to pinpoint the exact gene causing the sibling’s rare disease and subse...
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There is no doubt that successful research and treatment is built upon a very important path – education. Members of the Children’s Cancer Research Unit (CCRU) are committed to training the next generation of childhood cancer researchers. In recent years senior researcher Associate Professor Geraldine O’Neill has invested considerable time towards the education of undergraduate students and ea...
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Grant Success
The new network research collaboration 'Big Brain' - a significant initiative that aims to shape research and clinical care for children with neurodevelopmental disorders has received a three year $510,000 grant from the Ainsworth Foundation through the Sydney Children's Hospitals Foundation.  'Big Brain' is a collaboration led by Prof Russell Dale, Dr Michelle Farrar and Prof Adam Guaste...
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Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales and Mr Dennis Wilson visited Kids Research as part of the Westmead Research Hub tour on Thursday, August 1st 2019. The Governor and Mr Wilson started their tour by visiting Westmead Institute for Medical Research followed by Kids Research and Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI). While at Kids Resear...
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