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ELPIN study
 
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We are calling for participants aged 3 – 3 ½ years or more who had parechovirus infection in the first 6 months of life resulting in a hospital admission. 

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Premature Twins
 
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Congenital infection with cytomegalovirus is more common in children with cerebral palsy than previously thought, University of Sydney research shows.

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Young boy with CP looking at camera with text about the Sibling cord blood clinical trial announcement
 
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Australia’s first clinical trial of stem cell infusion from cord blood as a possible treatment for cerebral palsy (CP) is commencing in Melbourne.

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Stem Cell Intervention Presentation
 
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Join Fulbright Scholar and winner of the University of Sydney Award for Professional Achievement, Professor Iona Novak on Wednesday 24 February, to hear the latest research information and exciting advances on stem cell interventions for neurological conditions, and ideas for supporting families considering stem cell tourism. Read more

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Better Care Reduces Cerebral Palsy
 
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A study by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found that improved interventions to reduce brain injury and improve lung function at birth can reduce the severity of cerebral palsy.

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CRE-CP Logo
 
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A number of PhD scholarships are on offer through the Centre for Research Excellence in Cerebral Palsy (CRE-CP). These scholarships are external to our Grants program and are adminstered through the CRE-CP. http//www.cre-cp.org.au

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Grant Applications for 2016
 
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From 1 July – 31 August 2016 researchers from across the world are invited to submit funding applications to our research Grants Program.

 

 

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Prestigious Grant for Prof. Iona Novak
 
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Congratulations go to our Head of Research Professor Iona Novak who has been awarded a Fulbright Alumni Initiative Grant (FAIG). This grant will allow Prof. Novak to further her work on stem cell research.