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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  • 05 May 2021
Webinar Series
Watch the video of this webinar to hear from two experts in the fields of genetic retinal diseases and stem cell biology discuss Ocular Gene and Cell Therapies and the tremendous new hope they bring to the treatment of these retinal diseases. Ocular Gene Therapy is the first in vivo gene therapy approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) here in Australia for clinical use...
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  • 01 April 2021
Webinar Series
Registration now open! Register now and join our 3rd webinar of the Advanced Therapeutics series. In this webinar, we will be focusing on Ocular Gene Therapy, the first in vivo gene therapy approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) here in Australia for clinical use in inherited retinal diseases. Inherited retinal diseases are a group of conditions that disproportionately affect c...
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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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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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  • 23 October 2019
Awards
Professor Julie Leask, social scientist and professor in the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sydney and Professional Fellow at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) has been named as the overall winner in the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence awards; and Associate Professor Tracey O’Brien, Director of the Kids Ca...
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CHERI Conference 2018
Each year, the Children’s Hospital Education Research Institute (CHERI) host a conference showcasing the latest in learning and neurocognitive research, aimed at improving the lives of young people.  Research is particularly focused on children with ongoing or long-term health issues. Taking place on 24th October, this year’s conference is a not to be missed event for educators, school co...
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  • 07 December 2016
CHERI conference 2017
Dr Belinda Barton has recognised for many years the importance of well-being to students’ learning and academic outcomes, as well as their positive social and emotional development. As head of The Children's Hospital Education Research Institute (CHERI), Dr Barton has seen how family and school environments can have a significant impact upon the well-being of children and young people. There are...
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