News & Events

  • 18 January 2018
Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth Elliot AM, who has received a Next Generation Fellowship from the Federal Government as announced today by the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt.  The fellowships were awarded to some of Australia’s world-class medical researchers, “to ensure the best and brightest minds…make the breakthroughs of tomorrow.”  Professor Elliot was awarded $577,188: the...
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  • 07 December 2016
Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (SCHN) is involved in two recently announced National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grants aiming to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Through Dr Hasantha Gunasekera, The Children's Hospital at Westmead will be part of a large multi-centre clinical trial of treatments for otitis media in Aboriginal an...
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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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