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We are recruiting parents with toddlers who will be turning 12 months old between now and 1st September 2015 for the Growing Up Milk “Lite” (GUMLi trial) by researchers at the University of Queensland and the University of Auckland. Further information can be found on the information flyer.
Any questions about the GUMLi Trials in Auckland or Brisbane? Please contact:
Tania Milne firstname.lastname@example.org at The University of Auckland
Rebecca Hill email@example.com at The University of Queensland,
or visit the GUMLi website on: www.gumli.auckland.ac.nz
The National Health and Medical Research Council announced the recipients of its latest funding round on Friday 17 October.
Queensland Children’s Medical Research Institute (QCMRI) was incredibly successful with eight new Project Grants (five with QCMRI researchers as CIA) and two Early Career Fellowships awarded.
In total, an impressive $9.263 million was awarded in grants involving QCMRI researchers, with three of the project grants being funded over five years.
To celebrate the opening of the new Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, Channel Nine is hosting a state-wide telethon to raise funds for vital research, equipment and services to help sick kids in Queensland.
The fourth annual QCMRI Student Expo was held Friday 26 September. Find out who the winners were...
QCMRI and QUT have awarded four $25,000 collaborative seeding grants to foster new collaborations in the area of child and adolescent health for projects commencing in 2014.
The successful research projects include:
* 3D human skin reconstruction to treat burns - Dr Leila Cuttle will lead a team of experts from QCMRI and QUT to use high tech facilities to test burn wound healing therapies related to childhood burns
* Predicting whooping cough outbreaks - Dr Wenbiao Hu will co-ordinate a team to try to detect areas at risk using social and environmental factors and create an early warning system
* Environmental pollutants on babies during pregnancy - Dr Leisa-Maree Toms will head a team examining chemicals that transfer through the placenta and their influence on the developing foetus
* Ending blinding trachoma in children - QCMRI Senior Research Fellow Stephen Lambert joins QUT's Dr Willa Huston and other leading researchers to control and document childhood chronic eye infections to best position Australia to reach its 2020 elimination target.
To read QUT's media release click here.
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