The impact of the complement system on fetal brain and retinal development during viral infection.

Chief Investigator: Associate Professor Jillian Carr Funding Amount : $98,679 Recipient: Flinders University Overview: Sometimes, viral infection during pregnancy infects the baby with devastating and permanent effects on the brain and eye.

Maternal iodine intake, thyroid function in pregnancy and executive function of children at 6 years of age.

Chief Investigator: Dr Shao Jia Zhou Funding Amount: $74,577 Recipient: University of Adelaide Overview: Iodine is essential for thyroid hormone production and critical for brain development. In pregnancy, inadequate or