Research

  • A fast track to diagnosis through genomic testing

    Ground-breaking research into ultra-rapid genomic testing is helping to transform the diagnosis and treatment of critically ill children in intensive care, fast tracking result turnaround time from three months to three days.

  • Vaccine trial aims to reduce impact of COVID-19 in healthcare workers

    Frontline healthcare workers at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead are the first NSW participants to join the BRACE trial, investigating whether a vaccine traditionally used to treat tuberculosis (TB) can reduce the impacts of COVID-19.

  • Unlocking the answers to childhood diseases

    COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of many things; the need for good hand hygiene, the importance of social distancing when we are unwell, the value of our healthcare workers. It has also highlighted the importance of progress in science, research and healthcare.

  • ZERO funding boost: $67m to expand personalised medicine program

    The world-leading Zero Childhood Cancer program (ZERO) has this week received $67 million from both the Federal government and Minderoo Foundation, to help give all children and young people with cancer the greatest chance of survival.

  • Michelle Beets Memorial Award winners

    Professor Karen Zwi, Community Paediatrician at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick has been named the 2019 Gold Metropolitan Finalist of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation’s Michelle Beets Memorial Award, and Nadine Griffiths, Clinical Nurse Consultant in the Grace Centre for Newborn Intensive Care a

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