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.
Children’s Cancer Centre Tissue Bank
Thanks to the incredible support of the Good Friday Appeal community and Cancer in Kids Auxiliary (CIKA), The Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute are assisting ground-breaking cancer research across the globe.
Precision Medicine for Children with Kidney Disease
The Kidney Flagship aims to reduce the burden of genetic kidney disease on patients and their families by improving diagnosis and treatment, and the development of new targeted therapies.
The CLARITY Juvenile Arthritis Research Platform
It is estimated that around 100 children develop juvenile arthritis each year in Victoria. This condition affects a child’s joints and other parts of the body, causing pain, swelling, stiffness, difficulty moving and sometimes even fevers and rashes.
Brain Tumour Clinical Trials
Brain cancer kills more children in Australia than any other disease, which is why the Children’s Cancer Centre (CCC) is trialing a new program to improve survival rates.
Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance
From breakthrough discoveries to advances in great care, research is essential in transforming the future of children’s health.