Child Health

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

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
A computer-aided decision system for gait analysis Project Leader Dr Morgan Sangeux Paediatrics
A mouse model of duodenal atresia Project Leader Associate Professor Warrick Teague Paediatrics
A program of research into dyskinesia in children with cerberal palsy Project Leader Dr Adrienne Harvey Paediatrics
Abnormal Placental Stem Cells And Their Role In Human Pregnancy Pathologies Dr Bill Kalionis
Dr Maria Kokkinos
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Accelerated Gene Identification Program (Gene Discovery) Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Adolescent2Emerging Adult Development Study A/Prof Sarah Whittle
Dr Julian Simmons
Psychiatry
Adult Pneumonia In Mongolia In The Era Of A Childhood Pneumococcal Vaccine Programme Professor Kim Mulholland Paediatrics
Advancing vaccine development for infectious diseases: bioinformatics, antibody engineering, immunoassay development and human cohort studies Dr Jack Richards Medicine and Radiology
Affective Development and Psychopathology Team Laboratory Director Dr Julian G. Simmons
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Alternative splicing in human parasites Stuart Ralph Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
An alternative method to temporarily secure umbilical catheter(s) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Royal Women’s Hospital, in routine care of newborns requiring central vascular access Dr, MD, PhD Marta Thio
Professor Peter G Davis
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Analysing genetic roles of RNA-binding proteins and alternative splicing in Drosophila stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Applying New Genomic Technologies To Understand The Genetic Basis Of Autism Spectrum Disorder Associate Professor Paul Lockhart Paediatrics
Associations between domestic violence in pregnancy and women’s and their subsequent children’s outcomes Ashlee Smith
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics
Asymptomatic thrombosis following the use of central venous lines in children Project Leader Professor Fiona Newall Nursing
Attention Dynamics Lab Laboratory Director A/Prof Katherine Johnson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Australian Temperament Project Generation 3 Study Research Group Leader Professor Craig Olsson
Paediatrics
Australians’ expectations of personal genomics: the GeNIOz project Paediatrics
Autism Research Team Laboratory Head Professor Katrina Williams
Paediatrics
BiliNappy: Novel low cost point-of-care diagnostic for Jaundice embedded in a newborn nappy Dr Anushi Rajapaksa
Dr Ronda Greaves
Paediatrics
Biomarker Discovery Group:Diagnostic biomarkers of pregnancy complications Senior Research Fellow Harry Georgiou
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Brain cells in a dish: strategies for novel therapeutics in the CDKL5 disorder Dr Nicole Van Bergen
Professor John Christodoulou
Paediatrics
brendan000001 Professor Makhala Khammy Nursing
Building Early Attachment and Resiliance (BEAR) - an early intervention for parents and infants Director, Centre for Women's Mental Health, Royal Women's Hospital Professor Louise Newman
Psychiatry
Building Evidence with Support to Transform (BEST) Practice Program Project Leader Professor Fiona Newall Nursing
Burden of disease associated with genetic aetiology at a paediatric hospital Professor Jane Halliday
Professor Agnes Bankier
Paediatrics
Calbindins - what do they do? Project Co-Leader Professor Mike Hubbard
Can dietary phytophenols improve pregnancy outcomes? Associate Professor Martha Lappas Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Cardiovascular Risk in Nephrotic Syndrome Dr Jonathan Mynard
Dr Catherine Quinlan
Paediatrics
Cellular trafficking and male fertility Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Centre for International Child Health Research Group Leader Professor Trevor Duke
Paediatrics
Centre for Women’s Mental Health Research Psychiatry
Centre of Research Excellence in Child Language Project Leader Professor Angela Morgan Audiology and Speech Pathology
Centre of Research Excellence – Newborn Medicine Project Leader Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
Cerebral Palsy Research Group Leader Professor Dinah Reddihough
Paediatrics
Chalky teeth - can they be prevented? Project Co-Leader Professor Mike Hubbard
Characterisation of the parkin protein and how it causes parkinson disease Dr Alison Compton
Professor David Thorburn
Paediatrics
Characterisation of the specificity and activity of bio-engineered antibodies in children A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
A/Professor Christoph Hagemeyer
Paediatrics
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Director, Mindful A/Professor Alessandra (Sandra) Radovini
Psychiatry
Child Health in Health Sciences
Child Health in Medicine
Children Dr Alicia Spittle
Physiotherapy
Children and Young People’s Health Research Program Leader Associate Professor Lena Sanci
General Practice
Children of Twins: The Effects Of Parental Mental Health On Child Mental Health Outcomes Project leader Doctor Katrina Scurrah Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Chromosome disorders Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Co designing evidence based resources for the twin and family community Unit Head Prof John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Cochlear implants in adults and children Professor Richard Dowell
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Cognitive and Neuropsychological Development Laboratory Laboratory Director Associate Professor Robert Reeve
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Collaboration for Improving Children’s Lives in the 21st Century: Rights focused, evidence based, impact driven Project Leader Associate Professer Louise Harms Social Work
Community Child Health Group Group Lead Professor Sharon Goldfeld
Paediatrics
Community Study of the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Project Lead Professor Ingrid Scheffer Medicine and Radiology
Welcome to the Centre for Research Excellence in Total Joint Replacement - OPUS Centre Manager Dale Baum
Surgery
Dating Violence, help-seeking and Technology in Australia Deputy Head of Department Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
Deepening Our Understanding Of Severe Irritability In Children Professor David Coghill Paediatrics
Detection and prevention of tuberculosis in children and adolescents in endemic, resource-limited settings Project Leader Professor Steve Graham Paediatrics
Developing and commercialising new diagnostic tests for tropical infectious diseases Dr Jack Richards Medicine and Radiology
Developing field-based tools and health systems for malaria elimination Dr Jack Richards
Dr Ricardo Ataide
Medicine and Radiology
Developing New Therapies For Childhood Heart Disease Using Stem Cell Technology Professor David Elliott Paediatrics
Developing Objective Measures To Improve Outcomes In ADHD Professor David Coghill Paediatrics
Development of autonomic and nociceptive circuits Project Leader Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
Development of novel point-of-care diagnostics tests and surveillance tools Dr Philippe Boeuf Medicine and Radiology
Developmental Stuttering Dr Elaina Kefalianos Audiology and Speech Pathology
Diabetic Retinopathy and Health Informatics Collaboratory Group Leader Dr Laima Brazionis
Medicine and Radiology
Diagnosis and management of Auditory Processing Disorder Principle Investigator Dani Tomlin Audiology and Speech Pathology
Discovering differences and similarities between phenotype and biology of twins with autism and children with known genetic problems with a high risk of autism Project Leader Dr Felicity Klopper Paediatrics
Discovering the mechanisms and targets of immunity against malaria Prof James Beeson Medicine and Radiology
Discovery of circulating RNA biomarkers in autism Project Leader Dr Ken Pang Paediatrics
Doctors in Secondary Schools Deputy Head of Department Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
Does weekly iron supplementation increase iron uptake in pregnant Vietnamese women, and improve maternal and infant health? Group Leader Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs Medicine and Radiology
Domestic and family violence and parenting: mixed method insights into impact and support needs Project Leader Professor Cathy Humphreys Social Work
E-tool for online interactive assessment of young people’s wellbeing Deputy Head of Department Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
Early detection and intervention for infants at high risk of motor impairments Project Leader Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
Early Life Molecular Pathways Underpinning Later Health And Disease Professor Richard Saffery Paediatrics
Early Life Molecular Pathways Underpinning Later Health And Disease Professor Richard Saffery Paediatrics
Effect of ACTN3 on corticosteroid response in Duchenne muscular dystrophy Dr Jane Seto
Professor Kathryn North
Paediatrics
Effects of Vitamin D Status on DEXA Femoral Neck BMD in Children and Adolescents A/Prof Christine Rodda Medicine and Radiology
Effects of Vitamin D Status on Forearm Fracture Healing Rates in Children and Adolescents: A Pilot Study Associate Professor Christine Rodda Medicine and Radiology
EMT regulators in intestinal and germline stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary Hime Anatomy and Neuroscience
Enamel cell biology – how is bulk calcium handled safely? Project Co-Leader Professor Mike Hubbard
Engineering artificial bone marrow Professor Andrew Elefanty
Ms Elizabeth Ng
Paediatrics
ERp29 – what does it do? Project Co-Leader Professor Mike Hubbard
Ethics of personalised medicine to treat refactory childhood cancer Centre for Health Equity
Evaluating health outcomes of transgender children and adolescents Dr Ken Pang
Dr Michelle Tollit
Psychiatry
Examining A New Drug Target For Preventing Stomach Cancer Professor Philip Sutton Paediatrics
Examining A New Drug Target For Preventing Stomach Cancer Professor Philip Sutton Paediatrics
Examining the effect of alpha-actinin-3 deficiency in skeletal muscle injury Professor Kathryn North
Dr Peter Houweling
Paediatrics
Examining the evolutionary role of alpha-actinin-3 in adaptive thermogenesis Professor Kathryn North
Dr Peter Houweling
Paediatrics
Exploring the use of stem cells in cerebral palsy Project Leader Dr Kylie Crompton Paediatrics
Family Links: Kinship care and family contact Dr Meredith Kiraly, MBSc PhD Social Work
Family Study of the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Project Lead Professor Ingrid Scheffer Medicine and Radiology
Fathering Challenges: Responsible, Responsive and Reparative Fathering Project Leader Professor Cathy Humphreys Social Work
Fertility preservation in children and teenagers with cancer Senior Lecturer Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Fertility preservation in children with cancer Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Fetal Welfare Assessment Director Prof Shaun Brennecke  Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Fetal Welfare Assessment Director Prof Shaun Brennecke  Obstetrics and Gynaecology
First 1000 Days Australia Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
FluMum: A cohort study to evaluate the benefits of flu vaccination in pregnancy Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
Fostering Health: Examining health care systems for children and young people in Out-of-Home Care Honorary Research Fellow Dr Susan Webster General Practice
Fragile X syndrome Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Functional studies of sodium channel mutations contributing to severe childhood epilepsy Dr Geza Berecki Medicine and Radiology
Functional characterisation of a novel gene linked to autism spectrum disorder A/Professor Paul Lockhart
Dr Kiymet Bozaoglu
Paediatrics
Gender differences in autism Project Leader Dr Tamara May Paediatrics
Gene Discovery in Families with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder Project Lead Dr Cherie Green Medicine and Radiology
General Practitioners' perceptions of paediatric care Deputy Head of Department Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
Genetics Education and Health Research Research Group Leader Professor Sylvia Metcalfe
Paediatrics
Genetics of speech and language Professor Angela Morgan Audiology and Speech Pathology
Gestational Diabetes Follow-Up Research Group: Understanding the pathogenesis of gestational diabetes mellitus and subsequent development of Type 2 diabetes Senior Research Fellow Harry Georgiou
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Giving an adult life after Fontan surgery to those with the most severe congenital heart conditions Project Leader Dr Kim Dalziel Centre for Health Policy
Group Pregnancy Care: improving access, health literacy and social inclusion Dr Elisha Riggs General Practice
Guangzhou Twin Eye Study Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Gynaecology Research Centre Professor Women's Health Research Professor Peter Rogers
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Haemostatic abnormalities in children with venous thromboembolism and stroke A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
Professor Paul Monagle
Paediatrics
Haemostatic system in Fontan patients with liver dysfunction A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
Ms Chantal Attard
Paediatrics
Handling Missing Data In Complex Longitudinal Studies Dr Margarita Moreno Betancur Paediatrics
HDAC6 inhibitors as a treatment for Rett syndrome: Resolving neuronal trafficking deficits Dr Nicole Van Bergen
Professor John Christodoulou
Paediatrics
Health and Lifestyle Questionnaire Research Assistant Tessa Cutler Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health outcomes in children conceived using Assisted Reproduction Technologies Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies in Papua New Guinea – The impact of nutrition, malaria, and other infections on pregnant women and infants Prof. James Beeson Medicine and Radiology
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies: Maternal metabolic disturbances, inflammation, and poor nutrition and their impact on pregnancy outcomes Dr Philippe Boeuf Medicine and Radiology
Hime laboratory: Stem cell genetics Head of Laboratory Professor Gary Hime
Anatomy and Neuroscience
How Do Monocytes Remember? Characterisation Of The Early Life Exposures That Induce Innate Immune Memory Mr Boris Novakovic Paediatrics
How do mutations in dynein motor components cause birth defects? A/Prof Jorg Heierhorst Medicine and Radiology
How is hair cortisol related to mother's mental health and wellbeing over time? Prof Sharon Goldfeld
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics
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
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
Hugh Williamson Gait Laboratory/Orthopaedic Department Research Group Leader Professor Kerr Graham
Professor Kerr Graham
Paediatrics
Human resource capacity building for child health in Laos PDR Project Leader Dr Amy Gray Paediatrics
Human Stem Cell Models of Mitochondrial Disease Dr Ann Frazier
Professor David Thorburn
Paediatrics
Human Stem Cell Models of Mitochondrial Disease Professor David Thorburn Paediatrics
Human Testis Organoids From Stem Cells - A Novel Model For Reproductive Disorders Professor Andrew Sinclair Paediatrics
I-DECIDE: Trial of an online healthy relationship tool and safety decision aid for women experiencing domestic violence Project Leader Professor Kelsey Hegarty General Practice
iCATS - Imaging brain development in the Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study Project Contact Details Julian Simmons Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Identification Of New Genes That Cause Disorders/Differences Of Sex Development Professor Andrew Sinclair Paediatrics
Identification of novel vaccine targets that induce protective immunity against malaria Gaoqian Feng
James Beeson
Medicine and Radiology
Identifying The Genetic Causes Of Brain Malformation In Children Associate Professor Paul Lockhart Paediatrics
Immunogenicity, persistence and safety study of meningococcal conjugate vaccine ACWY in toddlers Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
Impact of Extreme Prematurity or Extreme Low Birthweight on Young Adult Health and Well-being A/Prof Jeanie Cheong Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Improving clexane therapy for patients and families: Education and engagement Project Leader Professor Fiona Newall Nursing
Improving contact between children in out-of-home care and their birth parents Project Leader Professor Cathy Humphreys Social Work
Improving cost-effectiveness analysis of childhood vaccines Project Leader Dr Natalie Carvalho Centre for Health Policy
Improving delivery of RNA therapeutics Project Leader Dr Ken Pang Paediatrics
Improving the diagnostic outcomes of patients with mitochondrial disease Dr David Stroud Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Improving understanding of MRI patterns, structure-function relationships and causal pathways in cerebral palsy Project Leader Dr Sue Reid Paediatrics
In vitro models of type 1 diabetes Professor Edouard Stanley
Professor Andrew Elefanty
Paediatrics
Incidence, prevalence and risk factors for autism. What can we learn from databases and existing administrative data? Project Leader Dr Tamara May Paediatrics
Indigenous Health Equity Unit Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
Infant, Child and Adolescent Health Professor Fiona Newall
Nursing
Infectious Diseases Group Research Group Leader Professor Nigel Curtis
Infusion Safety in Newborn Babies A/Prof Christiane Theda
Dr Omar Kamlin
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Innate immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocytes Group Leader Professor Stephen Rogerson Medicine and Radiology
International and Immigrant Health Group Leader Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs
Medicine and Radiology
Interplay of sex differentiation and metabolism Project Leader Associate Professor Dagmar Wilhelm Anatomy and Neuroscience
Intestinal Failure and Clinical Nutrition Group Group Leader Professor Julie Bines
Professor Julie Bines
Paediatrics
Investigating and interpreting the use, costs, accessibility and organisation of healthcare services among children with cerebral palsy Project Leader Ms Elaine Meehan Paediatrics
Investigating current and future education and training needs of the Australian workforce in genomic medicine Paediatrics
Investigating the effects of GM-CSF and M-CSF derived human macrophages on phagocytosing P. falciparum infected erythrocytes and cytokine production Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Investigation of inter-arm blood pressure differences during paediatric exercise testing Dr Jonathan Mynard
Dr Michael Cheung
Paediatrics
Investigation of the age-specific changes in Blood Microparticles A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
Ms Mara Galli
Paediatrics
Investigation of the in vitro effect of the antiplatelet drug Tirofiban in children A/Professor Vera Ignjatovic
Ms Mara Galli
Paediatrics
Invisible Practices: Intervention with fathers who use violence Social Work
Is muscle surgery or bone surgery better for young children with cerebral palsy who have hip displacement? The Cerebral Palsy Hip Interventions Project (CP-HIP) Project Leader Dr Kate Willoughby Paediatrics
It takes a village: The support needs of non-familial kinship carers Dr Meredith Kiraly, MBSc PhD Social Work
Kidney Development, Disease and Regeneration Research Group Leader Professor Melissa Little
Professor Melissa Little
Paediatrics
Kids In Communities Study (KiCS) Project Lead Dr Karen Villanueva Paediatrics
Kinship Care Practice Framework Project Professor Marie Connolly
Labour & Delivery Research Clinician  Dr Penny Sheehan  Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Labour & Delivery Research Clinician  Dr Penny Sheehan  Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Long-term health and social implications of risk-taking in adolescence Dr Jennifer Marino
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Malaria drug resistance in the Asia Pacific region Associate Professor Freya Fowkes Medicine and Radiology
Manometric studies on oesophageal atresia and colorectal disorders Project Leader Dr Sebastian King Paediatrics
Maternal, Sexual and Reproductive Health Head of Unit Dr Alison Morgan
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Measuring low value care across inpatient, outpatient and emergency department settings Professor Harriet Hiscock
Ms Rachel Neely
Paediatrics
Measuring low value care in the emergency department; a multi-site study Professor Harriet Hiscock
Ms Rachel Neely
Paediatrics
Mechanisms of anxiety risk across development and sex A/Prof Sarah Whittle
Psychiatry
Medically Unexplained Symptoms: Experiences of Paediatric Health Professionals Centre for Health Equity
Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance Congenital Deafness Flagship Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Menstrual concerns in young women: the father's perspective (DADs Study) Senior Lecturer Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe Obstetrics and Gynaecology
MenstrualNeeds Study: Exploring the physical, psychological and social needs of adolescent girls with heavy menstrual bleeding and pain Dr Michelle Peate
Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Mercy Hospital Perinatal Research Group Head of Research Group Professor Sue Walker
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Modelling childhood leukaemias using human pluripotent stem cells Professor Andrew Elefanty
Ms Elizabeth Ng
Paediatrics
Modulating fibrosis and myocardial injury in Muscular Dystrophy Dr Adam Piers
A/Professor Salvatore Pepe
Paediatrics
Molecular and cellular analysis of mammalian ovary development and disease Project Leader Associate Professor Dagmar Wilhelm Anatomy and Neuroscience
Molecular mediators of gene:environment interactions underlying early life programming of cardiovascular and metabolic risk. Professor Richard Saffery
Dr David Burgner
Paediatrics
Molecular Microbiology and Reproductive Health Research Group Honorary, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Royal Women's Hospital/Mercy Professor Suzanne M. Garland
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Motor trajectories of children born <30 weeks’ gestation from birth to 5 years: early predictors and functional outcome Project Leader Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
MRUFD laboratory: proteomics and calcium biology Professor Mike Hubbard
MUM SIZE Study Head of Unit Professor David Story Medicine and Radiology
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute Genetics of Neurodisability Research Group Leader Professor David Amor
Professor David Amor
Paediatrics
Neural basis of childhood speech and language disorders Professor Angela Morgan Audiology and Speech Pathology
Neurodevelopmental Genomics Research Laboratory Head Professor John Christodoulou
Professor John Christodoulou
Paediatrics
Neuroscience of Speech Associate Professor Adam Vogel
Audiology and Speech Pathology
New genes and treatments for inherited renal disease Project Lead Prof Judy Savige Medicine and Radiology
Newborn Health Project, Solomon Islands Project Lead Professor Trevor Duke Paediatrics
Development and Implementation of a State-wide Newborn Observation and Response Charts (Newborn project) Project Leader Professor Fiona Newall Nursing
Northeast India Knowledge Network Head of Unit Nossal Institute for Global Health
Novel investigations and treatments for intractable, chronic constipation Project Leader Dr Bridget Southwell Paediatrics
Novel regulators of germline stem cells Project Leader Professor Gary HIme Anatomy and Neuroscience
Novel treatments for colorectal disorders Project Leader Dr Sebastian King Paediatrics
Obstetrics, Nutrition and Endocrinology Group Associate Professor Martha Lappas
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Ophthalmic Epidemiology Group Professor of Ophthalmic Epidemiology Professor Mingguang He
Surgery
Optimising Early Respiratory Support for Preterm Infants: The HIPSTER Trial Project Leader Dr Kim Dalziel Centre for Health Policy
Oral Health and Attitudes in Young Adults Aged 15-25 Years with Diabetes Mellitus: A Case - Control Study Associate Professor Chritine Rodda Medicine and Radiology
Oral Health Promotion Head of Laboratory Professor Ivan Darby
Oral Radiology Head of Laboratory Professor John Clement
Research Project Lead Professor Michael Mccullough
Melbourne Dental School
Outcomes of Hip Interventions for Children with Cerebral Palsy – An International, Multi-Centre Prospective, Comparative Cohort Study Project Leader Dr Kate Willoughby Paediatrics
Oxygen Implementation Project, Papua New Guinea and Nigeria Paediatrics
Paediatric and Adolescent Fertility Preservation Taskforce Senior Lecturer Yasmin Jayasinghe
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Paediatric Fertility Decision Aid Study Project Lead Dr Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Paediatric specialist clinics: Parental perceptions, primary care referral patterns and determinants of periodicity of care Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
Partnership for Innovation in Out-of-home Care Professor Marie Connolly
Social Work
PARTY (Prevention Access Risk Taking in Young People) Deputy Head of Department Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
Peak exercise capacity in patients with a Fontan circulation Professor Yves D'Udekem
Dr Rachael Cordina
Paediatrics
PhD Projects
Placental dysfunction in the causal pathway to cerebral palsy Professor David Amor
Dr Susan Reid
Paediatrics
Placental Stem Cells Deputy Head of Research, Director Head of the Stem Cell Laboratory Dr Bill Kalionis Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Placental Stem Cells Deputy Head of Research, Director Head of the Stem Cell Laboratory Dr Bill Kalionis Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Pneumococcal Research Project Lead Professor Kim Mulholland Paediatrics
Post-translational control of cell fate decisions Project Leader Associate Professor Dagmar Wilhelm Anatomy and Neuroscience
Postnatal complications among women in Papua New Guinea Dr Chris Morgan
Dr Alyce Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Postnatal germ cells are controlled by FSH during ‘minipuberty’ at 3-6 months of age, and deranged by cryptorchidism to cause seminoma and infertility Project Leader Dr Ruili Li Paediatrics
Pre-eclampsia - Eclampsia Director Prof Shaun Brennecke Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Pre-eclampsia - Eclampsia Director Prof Shaun Brennecke Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Predicition of ovarian malignancy in children with ovarian cysts Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Prenatal testing: a longitudinal study - the PeTALS project Project Leader Dr Jan Hodgson Paediatrics
Preterm Labour Senior Research Fellow Dr Harry Georgiou Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Preterm Labour Senior Research Fellow Dr Harry Georgiou Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Preventing gestational diabetes Associate Professor Martha Lappas
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
R E Ross Trust Regional Child Health Fellowship Program Project Leader Professor Trevor Duke Paediatrics
Regulation of personalised digital closed loop systems to manage diabetes in children Centre for Health Equity
Restacking The Odds: Understanding The Barriers And Solutions To Antenatal Care Participation Professor Sharon Goldfeld Paediatrics
Rett Syndrome and related genes Project Leader Dr Nicole van Bergen Paediatrics
right@home Research manager Dr Susan Perlen
Paediatrics
Rogerson Laboratory: Pathogenesis of malaria and immunity in children and pregnant women Group Leader Professor Stephen Rogerson
Medicine and Radiology
Rotavirus Group and Enteric Virus Group Group Leader Professor Julie Bines
Professor Julie Bines
Paediatrics
Royal Women's Hospital Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine Pregnancy Research Centre Director Prof Shaun Brennecke
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Royal Women's Hospital Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine Pregnancy Research Centre Director Prof Shaun Brennecke
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Safe Mothers, Safe Babies - Promoting safety and early parenting in high-risk relationships Director, Centre for Women's Mental Health, Royal Women's Hospital Professor Louise Newman
Psychiatry
Safety and immunogenicity of dTpa vaccine administered in pregnancy Project Leader Professor Terry Nolan
Savige Laboratory Group Leader Professor Judy Savige
Medicine and Radiology
The SENSE Study (Sleep and Education: learning New Skills Early) ADAPT Laboratory The SENSE Team Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Sexual Abuse and Family Violence: SAFE Research Program Leader Professor Kelsey Hegarty
General Practice
Sexual and Reproductive Health in Adolescence Director of Research Training Professor Meredith Temple-Smith General Practice
Single Event Multilevel Surgery in Bilateral Spastic Cerebral Palsy: A Multi-centre, Long-term, Follow-up Study Project Leader Dr Pam Thomason Paediatrics
Solving Rare Diseases via the Australian Genomics Mitochondrial Disease Flagship Dr Alison Compton
Professor David Thorburn
Paediatrics
Solving Rare Diseases via the Australian Genomics Mitochondrial Disease Flagship A/Professor Paul Lockhart
Dr Sarah Stephenson
Paediatrics
Solving Rare Diseases Via The Australian Genomics Mitochondrial Disease Flagship Dr Alison Compton Paediatrics
Spermtyping – Single cell analysis of the generation of genetic diversity via DNA repair pathways Dr Wayne Crismani Medicine and Radiology
Spotlight Project Principal Research A/Prof Katherine Johnson Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Stroud laboratory: Mitochondrial Systems Biology Head of Research Group Dr David Stroud
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Structural biology of proteins involved in infection Dr Craig Morton Medicine and Radiology
Summer Internship Associate Professor Adam Vogel Audiology and Speech Pathology
Surgical experience in paediatric gynaecology Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Surgical Research Group Chair of Paediatric Surgery Professor John M Hutson AO
Paediatrics
Susceptibility to adult disorders in carriers of Mendelian alleles Professor Martin Delatycki
Dr Sarah Stephenson
Paediatrics
SUSTAIN: Sustainability of Identification and Response to Family Violence in antenatal care Project Leader Professor Kelsey Hegarty General Practice
Targets of protective immunity in severe malaria Dr Michael Duffy Medicine and Radiology
Teen Mental Health First Aid training: A pilot cluster randomized controlled trial Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health
Telling the truth to seriously ill children Professor Lynn Gillam Project Leader Centre for Health Equity
The application of a novel dried blood spot collection device for future diagnostic applications A/Professor Jeffrey Craig
Dr Andrew Gooley
Paediatrics
The Application Of Genomic Testing In Adults With Intellectual Disability Professor David Amor Paediatrics
The Centre of Research Excellence in Cerebral Palsy (CRE-CP) Project Leader Professor Dinah Reddihough Paediatrics
The Collaborative AuTism Study (CATS) Professor Ingrid Scheffer
Medicine and Radiology
The early origins of autism: a focus on epigenetic differences within identical twin pairs A/Professor Jeffrey Craig
Dr Yuk Loke
Paediatrics
The effect of cochlear implants on cognitive decline in ageing Australians Senior Research Fellow Dr Julia Sarant Audiology and Speech Pathology
The epidemiology of childhood food allergy and other allergic diseases Dr Rachel Peters
Dr Jennifer Koplin
Paediatrics
The feasibility and acceptability of a mindfulness meditation program within the preschool setting Professor Harriet Hiscock
Dr Jane Sheehan
Paediatrics
The feasibility of smart-phones in the early detection of cerebral palsy Project Leader Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
The Gait Outcomes Assessment List (GOAL): Validation of a new measure of gait function for children with cerebral palsy Project Leader Dr Pam Thomason Paediatrics
The human microbiome in gut, oral and mental health Dr Julian G Simmons
Psychiatry
The immune response to infection in early cystic fibrosis A/Professor Philip Sutton
A/Professor Sarath Ranganathan
Paediatrics
The Link Project Deputy Head of Department Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
The Parental ED Study: Presentation with children with non-urgent/low-severity conditions at Hospital Emergency Departments: Parental Decision Making Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
The PATRICIA Project: PAthways And Research In Collaborative Inter-Agency working Project Leader Professor Cathy Humphreys Social Work
The prognosis/diagnosis of common pregnancy complications utilising genetic material found in extracellular vesicles derived from maternal blood and urine. DR Bill Kalionis
Dr Harry Georgiou
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The role of non-coding RNA in embryonic development Project Leader Associate Professor Dagmar Wilhelm Anatomy and Neuroscience
The Secret Shopper Study: Addressing the Crisis in Availability of Paediatric Health Services: Increasing the Efficiency and Availability of General and Specialty Paediatric Care Project Leader Professor Gary Freed Centre for Health Policy
The Victorian Cerebral Palsy Register (VCPR) Project Leader Dr Sue Reid Paediatrics
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
The “Best Age and Size to be Born” Dr Susan Clifford
Professor Melissa Wake
Paediatrics
Timely antenatal care for women and newborns in rural Papua New Guinea (PNG) Dr Chris Morgan
Dr Michelle Scoullar and Alyce Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Towards improved communication for medication safety: addressing the complexities managing medications in hospitalised children Project Leader Professor Fiona Newall Nursing
TRANSFER THEME (5) RESEARCH OUTCOMES INTO HEALTH POLICY
Translational Obstetrics Group Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Professor Stephen Tong
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Twin and Family Registry Management Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twin pairs, brother, sisters and sibships: methods for the statistical analysis of family data Unit Head Professor Julie Simpson Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twins Research Australia Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
UDP - Victoria Project Leader Professor John Christodoulou Paediatrics
Umbilical cord pulsation at the time of Delayed cord clamping in preterm infants Dr MD PhD Marta Thio Paediatrics
Understanding brain development in ADHD using longitudinal, multimodal neuroimaging. Dr Timothy Silk
Dr Charles Malpas
Paediatrics
Understanding malaria transmission and immunity to inform malaria elimination Prof James Beeson Medicine and Radiology
Understanding rab39b-mediated parkinson's disease A/Professor Paul Lockhart
Dr Kiymet Bozaoglu
Paediatrics
Understanding Rab39b-Mediated Parkinson's Disease Associate Professor Paul Lockhart Paediatrics
Understanding Significance Of Low Level Mosaicism In Rare Paediatric Disease Associated With Intellectual Disability And Autism Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Understanding Significance Of Low Level Mosaicism In Rare Paediatric Disease Associated With Intellectual Disability And Autism Associate Professor David Godler Paediatrics
Understanding the assembly of mitochondrial machines Dr David Stroud Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding The Development Of Cognition And Academic Performance Professor David Coghill Paediatrics
Understanding The Early Development Of Cognition And Psychopathology Professor David Coghill Paediatrics
Understanding the effect of lower limb torsional deformities in typically developing children and adolescents Project Leader Dr Morgan Sangeux Paediatrics
Understanding the outcomes, including their language, participation and quality of life, of children with autism Project Leader Prof Katrina Williams Paediatrics
Understanding the pathogenesis of gestational diabetes Associate Professor Martha Lappas Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Understanding what triggers birth? New opportunities for prevention of early delivery Associate Professor Martha Lappas Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Undescended testis and inguinal hernia result from defects in the same mechanism Project Leader Professor John M Hutson AO Paediatrics
Undestanding trajectories and biological underpinnings of children with autism who lose skills Project Leader Veronica Rose Paediatrics
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Unravelling the genetic cause of Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Doctor Elena Tucker
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Uptake of immunisation services in rural Papua New Guinea (PNG) Dr Chris Morgan
Dr Alyce Wilson
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Using cerebral organoids for the study of tuberous sclerosis complex A/Professor Paul Lockhart
Dr Kiymet Bozaoglu
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Using Cerebral Organoids For The Study Of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Associate Professor Paul Lockhart Paediatrics
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Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group A/Prof Jeanie Cheong
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Wilhelm laboratory: Sex determination and disorders of sex development Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Dagmar Wilhelm
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WORKPLAN#2 BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
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Young and ‘care-full': The support needs of young kinship carers Dr Meredith Kiraly, MBSc PhD Social Work

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