Child Health in Medicine

Child Health which encompasses the whole-of-life continuum from the early life environment through adolescence and reproductive potential in order to optimise whole life health.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
A mouse model of duodenal atresia Associate Professor Warrick Teague Paediatrics
Child Health in Medicine
Chromosome disorders Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Community Study of the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Professor Ingrid Scheffer Medicine and Radiology
Family Study of the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Professor Ingrid Scheffer Medicine and Radiology
Gene Discovery in Families with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder Dr Cherie Green Medicine and Radiology
Gynaecology Research Centre Professor Peter Rogers
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Infectious Diseases Group Professor Nigel Curtis
Innate immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocytes Professor Stephen Rogerson Medicine and Radiology
Manometric studies on oesophageal atresia and colorectal disorders Dr Sebastian King Paediatrics
Novel investigations and treatments for intractable, chronic constipation Dr Bridget Southwell Paediatrics
Novel treatments for colorectal disorders Dr Sebastian King Paediatrics
Paediatric and Adolescent Fertility Preservation Taskforce Yasmin Jayasinghe
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Placental Stem Cells Dr Bill Kalionis Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Postnatal germ cells are controlled by FSH during ‘minipuberty’ at 3-6 months of age, and deranged by cryptorchidism to cause seminoma and infertility Dr Ruili Li Paediatrics
Preterm Labour Dr Harry Georgiou Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Surgical Research Group Professor John M Hutson AO
Paediatrics
The Collaborative AuTism Study (CATS) Professor Ingrid Scheffer
Medicine and Radiology
The MUM SIZE Study Professor David Story
Medicine and Radiology
Undescended testis and inguinal hernia result from defects in the same mechanism Professor John M Hutson AO Paediatrics