Type 1 Diabetes Immunotherapy Program at MCRI/RCH 

Type 1 diabetes is diagnosed in two to three children per week at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) and is currently incurable. However, thanks to the support of the Good Friday Appeal, a science and research program conducted by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and the RCH is offering new hope. 

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Healthy Trajectories: A Child and Youth Disability Research Hub

Children with disability are among the most complex patients at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH). This means it is important to develop an innovative and research-based approach when it comes to the management of disability related health and social issues. Thanks to the support of the Good Friday Appeal, the RCH has been able to […]

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TOTAL XVII – TOTAL Therapy Study

Paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is the most common childhood cancer. Yet, despite the latest in clinical advances, it still remains the leading cause of cancer related death in young people. 

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Creating evidence for telehealth-delivered neurodevelopmental assessments

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) are coming together to undertake research to provide clinicians with guidance and evidence-based information on how to best deliver telehealth developmental assessments.

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Girl wearing cat ears, relaxing on the grass with a book. Image for the Good Friday Appeals Cardiology Research by Alex Coppel

Cardiology Research

Helping to ensure a brighter future for children with cardiac conditions.

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Precision Newborn Health

Every day, The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Butterfly Ward, the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU), cares for some of the country’s sickest and most vulnerable babies.  

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GenV research project into health problems

A new digital platform will help collect information on 150,000 babies to understand current health challenges

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A National Centre of Excellence in Speech Genetics: Transforming Patient Care

For most children, the gift of speech comes naturally. Yet others are born with speech apraxia, a debilitating speech disorder.

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