All posts tagged Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Fighting back on BRCA

“OTHER than fear, I felt empowered,” said 39-year-old Sydney-based resident Amanda Isenberg as she described her reaction upon receiving the troubling, life-changing news that she is a carrier of a fault in the BRCA1 gene at age 29.

Australia, Israel in paediatrics parley

RESEARCHERS from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem will meet in Melbourne next week for the first major paediatric research symposium organised by AUSiMED, a medical research initiative between Australia and Israel.

Kids win in health research milestone

A LEADING paediatrics expert is elated that Jerusalem’s Hadassah University Medical Centre will work with a top Australian research body to improve children’s health services in Israel using a model he developed locally.