News & Events

  • 13 July 2017
Stage One of the KRI building works is making excellent progress.  Twenty- two staff enjoyed a tour last week of a very empty floor space but, to the excitement of the KRI Project Team, framing up for the meeting rooms has commenced. Stage One is refurbished office and meeting rooms. Stage Two is the new clinical trials centre.  
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Research at the Kids Research Institute has shown that born babies who have surgery need more specialised care as they grow up than was previously thought. The international DAISY study is looking at the long term outcomes in babies who have surgery early in life. It has found that all babies who receive surgery are behind other children in language, cognition and motor development at both one...
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Sports medicine
The last thing 7 year old Jacob felt like doing during his long stay in hospital was exercising – but taking part in a research study on exercise and bone marrow transplant patients got him on his feet and moving again. Jacob needed a bone marrow transplant to treat his aplastic anaemia. Like other children who receive this life-saving procedure, it meant he had to spend many weeks in bed as a...
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