Child Health in Medicine

Child Health which encompasses the whole-of-life continuum from the early life environment through adolescence and reproductive potential in order to optimise whole life health.

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Projects Supervisor(s) Department Research Opportunity
Associations between domestic violence in pregnancy and women’s and their subsequent children’s outcomes Ashlee Smith
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics Masters by Research, Honours
BiliNappy: Novel low cost point-of-care diagnostic for Jaundice embedded in a newborn nappy Dr Anushi Rajapaksa
Dr Ronda Greaves
Paediatrics Honours
Burden of disease associated with genetic aetiology at a paediatric hospital Professor Jane Halliday
Professor Agnes Bankier
Paediatrics Honours
Characterisation of the parkin protein and how it causes parkinson disease Dr Alison Compton
Professor David Thorburn
Paediatrics Honours
Characterisation of the specificity and activity of bio-engineered antibodies in children A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
A/Professor Christoph Hagemeyer
Paediatrics Honours
Effect of ACTN3 on corticosteroid response in Duchenne muscular dystrophy Dr Jane Seto
Professor Kathryn North
Paediatrics Honours
Engineering artificial bone marrow Professor Andrew Elefanty
Ms Elizabeth Ng
Paediatrics Honours
Examining the effect of alpha-actinin-3 deficiency in skeletal muscle injury Professor Kathryn North
Dr Peter Houweling
Paediatrics Honours
Examining the evolutionary role of alpha-actinin-3 in adaptive thermogenesis Professor Kathryn North
Dr Peter Houweling
Paediatrics Honours
Gastrointestinal disequilibrium in indigenous children residing in remote communities: correlation between prevalence of gut pathogens and a chronic inflammatory state Dr. Beverly-Ann Biggs
Dr. Siddhartha Mahanty
Medicine and Radiology Honours
Haemostatic abnormalities in children with venous thromboembolism and stroke A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
Professor Paul Monagle
Paediatrics Honours
Haemostatic system in Fontan patients with liver dysfunction A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
Ms Chantal Attard
Paediatrics Honours
Health-related risk behaviour in adolescence Professor Rachel Skinner
Dr Jennifer Marino
Obstetrics and Gynaecology PhD, Masters by Research
How do mutations in dynein motor components cause birth defects? A/Prof Jorg Heierhorst Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
How is hair cortisol related to mother's mental health and wellbeing over time? Prof Sharon Goldfeld
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics Masters by Research, Honours
How to increase numbers of neural precursor cells in vitro for cell therapy for the birth defect Hirschsprung disease. Dr Donald Newgreen
Mr Lincon Stamp
Paediatrics Honours
How to transfer neural precursor cells to the aneural colon for cell therapy for the birth defect Hirschsprung disease. Dr Donald Newgreen
Mr Lincon Stamp
Paediatrics Honours
Human Stem Cell Models of Mitochondrial Disease Dr Ann Frazier
Professor David Thorburn
Paediatrics Honours
Imagining Brain Development in the Childhood to Adolescence Transtions Study Dr. Julian Simmons
Assoc. Prof. Sarah Whittle
Psychiatry PhD
Improving the learning and development of children raised in adversity Prof Sharon Goldfeld
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics PhD
In vitro models of type 1 diabetes Professor Edouard Stanley
Professor Andrew Elefanty
Paediatrics Honours
Investigation of the age-specific changes in Blood Microparticles A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
Ms Mara Galli
Paediatrics Honours
Investigation of the in vitro effect of the antiplatelet drug Tirofiban in children A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
Ms Mara Galli
Paediatrics Honours
Measuring low value care across inpatient, outpatient and emergency department settings Professor Harriet Hiscock
Ms Rachel Neely
Paediatrics Honours
Measuring low value care in the emergency department; a multi-site study Professor Harriet Hiscock
Ms Rachel Neely
Paediatrics Honours
Modelling childhood leukaemias using human pluripotent stem cells Professor Andrew Elefanty
Ms Elizabeth Ng
Paediatrics Honours
New genes for inherited renal disease Dr. Dongmao Wang
Prof Judy Savige
Medicine and Radiology PhD
New therapies for inherited renal disease – chaperones, stem cells and other agents Dongmao Wang
Judy Savige
Medicine and Radiology PhD
Placental dysfunction in the causal pathway to cerebral palsy Professor David Amor
Dr Susan Reid
Paediatrics Honours
Solving Rare Diseases via the Australian Genomics Mitochondrial Disease Flagship A/Professor Paul Lockhart
Dr Sarah Stephenson
Paediatrics Honours
Solving Rare Diseases via the Australian Genomics Mitochondrial Disease Flagship Dr Alison Compton
Professor David Thorburn
Paediatrics Honours
Structural biology of proteins involved in infection Prof Michael Parker Medicine and Radiology PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Susceptibility to adult disorders in carriers of Mendelian alleles Professor Martin Delatycki
Dr Sarah Stephenson
Paediatrics Honours
The application of a novel dried blood spot collection device for future diagnostic applications A/Professor Jeffrey Craig
Dr Andrew Gooley
Paediatrics Honours
The early origins of autism: a focus on epigenetic differences within identical twin pairs A/Professor Jeffrey Craig
Dr Yuk Loke
Paediatrics Honours
The epidemiology of childhood food allergy and other allergic diseases Dr Rachel Peters
Dr Jennifer Koplin
Paediatrics Honours
The feasibility and acceptability of a mindfulness meditation program within the preschool setting Professor Harriet Hiscock
Dr Jane Sheehan
Paediatrics Honours
The immune response to infection in early cystic fibrosis A/Professor Philip Sutton
A/Professor Sarath Ranganathan
Paediatrics Honours
The ‘Premmie Health Profile’: Do babies born early or small have distinct patterns of health and metabolic disparities? Dr Susan Clifford
Professor Melissa Wake
Paediatrics Honours
The “Best Age and Size to be Born” Dr Susan Clifford
Professor Melissa Wake
Paediatrics Honours
Understanding brain development in ADHD using longitudinal, multimodal neuroimaging. Dr Timothy Silk
Dr Charles Malpas
Paediatrics Honours
Understanding patterns of social adversity from pregnancy to school-entry Prof Sharon Goldfeld
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics PhD, Masters by Research
Using cerebral organoids for the study of tuberous sclerosis complex A/Professor Paul Lockhart
Dr Kiymet Bozaoglu
Paediatrics Honours
Validating a generic mood question in a large cohort of Australian women Prof Lynn Kemp
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics Masters by Research, Honours
What are the education and training needs of health professionals incorporating genomics into healthcare? A mixed methods study Dr Amy Nisselle
Dr Belinda McClaren
Paediatrics Honours
What does it cost to do research with women experiencing adversity? Prof Sharon Goldfeld
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics Masters by Research, Honours
What influences mental health treatment choices for children in Australia? A qualitative study of family and clinician factors. Ms Melissa Mulraney
Professor Harriet Hiscock
Paediatrics Honours