News & Events

  • 19 May 2021
Clinical Trials
International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world in May to acknowledge and celebrate the many people who are involved in clinical trials. It is also a unique opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of clinical trials and clinical research as a career option – among the greater public. Learn more about Clinical Trials Day here Read the words written by Aimee Williams...
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  • 24 February 2021
Rare Diseases
Background The 28 of February is International Rare Disease Day, an opportunity to raise awareness around rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families. There are over 300 million people living with one or more of over 6000 identified rare diseases around the world. Although individually uncommon, there ar...
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  • 09 February 2021
Webinar Series
We are back with our series of webinars which explores the way Advanced Therapeutics is driving clinicians and researchers to prepare for a new wave of therapies, revolutionising the future of paediatric health care. Register now and 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 th...
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  • 21 December 2020
Advanced Therapeutics
We are Australia's leaders in Paediatric Gene Therapy.  Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) is the largest network of hospitals and services for children in Australia. Along with our Luminesce Alliance (LA) partners, we are national leaders in diagnostic, data and disease modelling research, with the knowledge and expertise that will be required to develop, evaluate...
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Grant Success
Kids Research, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is happy to announce that our researchers were awarded a total of more than $2.17M through the University of Sydney in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grants round. The grants awarded will fund research into neurology, clinical nutrition and gene therapy. NHMRC’s Ideas Grant scheme aims to support innovati...
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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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Grant Success
Kids Research, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is happy to announce the success of our researchers in the latest Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) round. A total of approximately more than $20M funding has been awarded to 8 new paediatric health and medical research projects. A/Prof David Ziegler (UNSW), Prof Stefan Pfister, Prof Claire Wakefield, Prof Olaf Witt, Dr Dong-Anh Khuo...
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Grant Success
Kids Research, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is delighted to announce the tremendous success of our researchers in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant and Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) round. Together with University of Sydney (USYD) and University of New South Wales (UNSW), more than $13.8...
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Clinical Trials
International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated globally on 20 May, each year. Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the importance of progress in science, research and healthcare has never been more evident. The speed and scale of the global spread of COVID-19 has driven government bodies, researchers and clinicians to rapidly develop and launch clinical trials in the race to develo...
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Events
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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