A new therapy to mature preterm lungs without damaging the brain

A new therapy to mature preterm lungs without damaging the brain

Chief Investigator: Associate Professor Kathryn Gatford Funding Amount : $100,000 Recipient: The University of Adelaide Overview: Antenatal corticosteroids (ACS), such as betamethasone, are standard clinical care for women at risk of preterm
Reversing fetal growth restriction for better pregnancy and infancy health.

Reversing fetal growth restriction for better pregnancy and infancy health.

Chief Investigator: Dr Macarena Gonzalez Funding Amount : $100,000 Recipient: The University of Adelaide Overview: Fetal growth restriction causes 5.4% of perinatal deaths in Australia and a 3-fold increase in offspring chronic
When should we vaccinate pregnant women against COVID-19 to offer the best protection to infants?

When should we vaccinate pregnant women against COVID-19 to offer the best protection to infants?

Chief Investigator: Professor Helen Marshall AM Funding Amount : $90,000 Recipient: The University of Adelaide Overview: COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for pregnant women at any gestational age to decrease the risks of
Does the presence of lung infection impact the efficacy of cystic fibrosis airway gene therapy?

Does the presence of lung infection impact the efficacy of cystic fibrosis airway gene therapy?

Chief Investigator: Dr Alexandra McCarron (Early Career Researcher) Funding Amount : $40,060 Recipient: The University of Adelaide Overview: This project will evaluate a novel treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF), a chronic, progressive,
Using Genetic Models to Tackle Epilepsy

Using Genetic Models to Tackle Epilepsy

Chief Investigator: Associate Professor Cheryl Shoubridge Funding Amount : $93,488 Recipient: The University of Adelaide Overview: Developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEE) are a severe form of epilepsy which presents in early childhood.
2022 HDA CRF PhD Excellence Awards, 11th Cohort Scholars Announced

2022 HDA CRF PhD Excellence Awards, 11th Cohort Scholars Announced

The Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation joins Healthy Development Adelaide in announcing Demi Georgiou and Joshua Robinson as the 2022 and 11th Cohort recipients of the Annual CRF PhD Excellence Awards.