Research

  • Repeated exposure to anaesthesia link to poorer learning outcomes

    Young children who have been exposed to general anaesthesia have a greater risk of poorer development and lower scores in numeracy and reading , particularly if they have more than one surgery with anaesthesia. The study, published in Pediatric Anaesthesia.

  • $1 million grant for major cystic fibrosis study

    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.

  • Care Track Kids study results

    A landmark national study led by the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University has found children receive care in-line with clinical practice guideline recommendations on average 60 percent of the time.
  • Clinical Research Centre officially opens at Kids Research

    The Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier for NSW and the Hon Brad Hazzard MP, Minister for Health and Medical Research today officially opened the Clinical Research Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

  • CF research funding available

    New funding for research into cystic fibrosis is now available for new or existing research projects up to $30,000-$50 000.

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