Research

  • 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.

  • From 10 seizures a day to one a week

    How Bronte went from 10 seizures a day to one a week. A new drug trial brings hope for children with Dravet Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy.
  • Fewer side effects for kids from COVID vax

    A third of Australian children aged 5-11 years old are experiencing fewer side effects than the rest of the eligible population following their second dose of Pfizer vaccination, according to new surveillance data.
  • Bridging the gap between diagnosis and treatment of genetic conditions

    The genomic revolution is changing the face of modern medicine. In this new era, SCHN is focused on bridging the gap between the ability to diagnose and the ability to offer treatment of genetic conditions – and the results are life changing.

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