News & Events

Population Health
Our researchers at Kids Research, Sydney Children's Hospitals Network have been awarded over $1.8M in funding in the latest OHMR Translation Research Grants Scheme (TRGS) for two research projects with a focus on migrant and refugee families and rural children in NSW respectively.  RuralKidsGPS - delivering equitable care to children in rural NSW Chief investigators: Prof Raghu Linga...
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  • 25 March 2021
World Purple Day is celebrated on the 26th March, a day aimed at raising awareness of epilepsy. What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorder that affects the brain, often causing seizures. Around 65 million people in the world have epilepsy and although epilepsy can develop at any stage of life, it is more common in children, adolescents and people over 60....
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  • 11 March 2021
Kidney Research
Kidney disease impacts 1.7 million Australians each year, with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) being the most common form of kidney disease. CKD is a condition characterized by a gradual loss of kidney function over time. CKD is increasingly recognised as a major burden on our health systems and even more so on those affected by it. Over 50% of childhood kidney disease has a genetic cause. Until...
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  • 08 March 2021
Webinar Series
Missed out on our first webinar of the year? Watch the video of this webinar to hear from two esteemed leaders in the field of paediatric cancer and pioneers in CAR-T cell therapy. Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T cell therapy is the most therapeutic advancement in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia for generations and is a new form of immunotherapy approach to cancer. The CAR-T cell therapy appro...
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