Murdoch Children's Research Institute

Neuroscience

New neurodegenerative disorder discovery

A Melbourne led study has uncovered a new neurodegenerative disorder in which children experience developmental regression and severe epilepsy.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows teens' bonds with parents impact future parenting

New research by Deakin University and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) has put a spotlight on how adolescent girls' relationships with their parents can later affect their bonding experience with their own ...

Pediatrics

When is a child an adult?

When does childhood end? That's the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services around the world.

Attention deficit disorders

School systems failing children with ADHD

A high number of Australian children with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are struggling academically, with an alarming 40% of students failing to meet the literacy and numeracy (NAPLAN) national minimum standards, ...

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