Research

  • Finding answers through RNA

    A new diagnostic tool is hoped to unlock more answers for children living with rare and undiagnosed genetic diseases through the use of RNA testing.
  • Australian-first trial gives new hope for brain cancer

    An Australian-first clinical trial giving hope to children diagnosed with a terrible brain tumour, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), has opened at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (CHW).
  • Motorcycle injuries higher than quads

    A new study has found off-road motorcycles cause four times the amount of hospital admissions of children in NSW than quad bikes.
  • World first breakthrough could prevent SIDS

    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) may soon be a thing of the past thanks to a world-first breakthrough at The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

  • Hope for children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Children newly diagnosed with the devastating genetic condition Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) now have access to novel new gene therapy, Zolgensma®, free of charge, thanks to its listing on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

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