News & Events

  • 25 September 2020
Community Child Health
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted all children and young people in Australia. A study led by joint departments at Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network recently published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, highlighted the impact the pandemic is having on vulnerable groups of children and young people, particularly those who already experience poor health and well-being....
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  • 22 September 2020
Spinal cord inflammation in children can cause many different health complications, such as paralysis from motor and sensory loss, and loss of bladder and bowel control. One cause of spinal inflammation relates to the antibody MOG (myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein). Recent studies by the Kids Neuroscience Centre have highlighted the clinical significance of these antibodies in several diseases...
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Clinical Trials
A phase III multicentre clinical trial conducted in seven countries (Australia, Germany, Japan, Spain, Turkey, USA and UK) has successfully shown that a new drug boosts bone growth in children born with achondroplasia. The study has been recently published in The Lancet and was led by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute along with investigators, Dr Louise Tofts, Paediatric Rehabilitatio...
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