Category: Groundbreaking Research

Dr Sandra Ruhayel
Groundbreaking Research

Closer to new ways of thinking

The Stan Perron Traineeship in Oncology. Perth Children’s Hospital is the sole centre for treatment of children with cancer in Western Australia. Currently, over 100 new cases are diagnosed every year. With your support, the Foundation has funded Dr Sandra Ruhayel as the Stan Perron Traineeship in Oncology, a 24-month training position in Paediatric Haematology,

Pilbara Faces Study Perth Children's Hospital Foundation
Groundbreaking Research

Closer to closing the Indigenous health gap

Pilbara Faces Program. 100 faces were captured from very remote communities. These communities are very hard to access and are closed to the public. These otherwise ‘invisible faces’ are crucial to ensuring the library encompasses the facial variation that exists in the community. Launched in 2017, and led by clinical geneticist Professor Gareth Baynam, the

Early Moves Project
Groundbreaking Research

We’re helping fund the future of child health

The Early Moves Project. The first 1,000 days of life are crucial for the cognitive development of a child. The Early Moves project is working to identify a biomarker for cognitive impairment in infants as young as 3 months of age, allowing early diagnosis and intervention and most importantly improving outcomes for children and their

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Respiratory Disease Research

One in five children in Western Australia has a respiratory disease. It is the leading cause of hospitalisation for children under the age of four. Children with asthma, bronchitis, chronic lung disease and cystic fibrosis present in their hundreds to Perth Children’s Hospital each year.  The numbers are increasing at an alarming rate.  Breathing is

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The Human Vaccines Project

Thanks to a joint partnership with Telethon Kids Institute, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation will be at the forefront of a global push to decode the human immune system to transform how we prevent, diagnose and treat disease as the first international hub of the Human Vaccines Project. The Human Vaccines Project membership, announced today by

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Antibiotic Allergy Research

A world-first research project funded by Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation as a result of generous donations from donors is currently investigating how accurately WA children are being labelled as allergic to antibiotics. The $1.27m grant over three years is funding the Penicillin – “Yes Please!” or “No thank you!” project at Perth Children’s Hospital, which

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