Research

  • Meet Victoria Sinka

    Victoria Sinka is a Research Assistant in the ARDAC Kidney Health Study at the Centre for Kidney Research, based in Kids Research, SCHN. Victoria is of Aboriginal, Australian Southsea Islander and Maltese descent.

  • Reducing eating disorder risk in adolescents with obesity

    Joint research from The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and University of Sydney has identified that a small proportion of adolescents with obesity may have an undiagnosed eating disorder, and many more have risk factors.
  • Rare diseases - not as rare as you think

    Don’t be fooled by the word ‘rare’ in Rare Disease. Collectively, rare diseases are very common, with rare genetic disorders affecting 180,000 children in NSW. In developed countries, rare diseases account for 6 out of 10 childhood deaths.
  • DIPG discovery offers hope for a devastating disease

    A revolutionary drug combination discovered by scientists from the Kids Cancer Centre (KCC) at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick and the Children’s Cancer Institute (CCI) has shown astonishing results; eradicating cancer cells of the currently incurable Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG),

  • Calling all kids between 8 – 16. We're researching Virtual Reality play!

    We're researching Virtual Reality play! Who wants to join in?

    A group of researchers at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and The University of Sydney are running a series of workshops on VR play.

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