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Respiratory research
Lockdowns led to a dramatic decrease in the number of young people taken to Sydney hospitals for their asthma during the pandemic. These are the findings from a new study, published in Springer Nature, investigating the impact of the three COVID-19 waves in NSW on paediatric asthma-related hospital presentations. The research found a significant decline in presentations while stay-at-home rest...
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  • 16 August 2021
Webinar Series
Watch the video of this webinar to hear from two experts in the fields of their respective fields of paediatric infectious diseases and stem cell biology investigating novel therapeutic options for patients with cystic fibrosis as well as other difficult-to-treat infections. Bacteriophages, or “phages” are viruses that selectively infect and replicate in bacteria. They are found in our day-t...
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Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced a $12.2 million contribution over three years from the federal government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to the Sydney Partnership for Health Education Research and Enterprise (SPHERE) and Sydney Health Partners (SHP). Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is one of the 14 leading organisations in both partnerships, which aim to connect research, ed...
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  • 07 May 2018
Cystic Fibrosis
A $1 million grant has been awarded to Dr Keith Ooi, Gastroenterologist at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, to investigate whether probiotics can improve the overall health and life expectancy of children with cystic fibrosis. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Clinical Research Award will be used for a multicentre, double-blind, randomised placebo-controlled trial to determine whether d...
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