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
Associations between domestic violence in pregnancy and women’s and their subsequent children’s outcomes Ashlee Smith
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics
Can dietary phytophenols improve pregnancy outcomes? Martha Lappas Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Chromosome disorders Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Community Child Health Group Professor Sharon Goldfeld
Paediatrics
Community Study of the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Professor Ingrid Scheffer Medicine and Radiology
Detection and prevention of tuberculosis in children and adolescents in endemic, resource-limited settings Professor Steve Graham Paediatrics
Diabetic Retinopathy and Health Informatics Collaboratory Dr Laima Brazionis
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
How is hair cortisol related to mother's mental health and wellbeing over time? Prof Sharon Goldfeld
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics
Human resource capacity building for child health in Laos PDR Dr Amy Gray Paediatrics
Impact of Extreme Prematurity or Extreme Low Birthweight on Young Adult Health and Well-being Jeanie Cheong Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Infectious Diseases Group Professor Nigel Curtis
Innate immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocytes Professor Stephen Rogerson Medicine and Radiology
Kids In Communities Study (KiCS) Dr Karen Villanueva Paediatrics
Menstrual concerns in young women: the father's perspective (DADs Study) Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Molecular Microbiology and Reproductive Health Research Group Professor Suzanne M. Garland
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Newborn Health Project, Solomon Islands Professor Trevor Duke Paediatrics
Paediatric Fertility Decision Aid Study Dr Michelle Peate Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Pneumococcal Research Professor Kim Mulholland Paediatrics
R E Ross Trust Regional Child Health Fellowship Program Professor Trevor Duke Paediatrics
Rogerson Laboratory: Pathogenesis of malaria and immunity in children and pregnant women Professor Stephen Rogerson
Medicine and Radiology
Surgical Research Group Professor John M Hutson AO
Paediatrics
The Collaborative AuTism Study (CATS) Ingrid
Medicine and Radiology
The MUM SIZE Study Professor David Story Medicine and Radiology
Understanding the pathogenesis of gestational diabetes Martha Lappas Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Understanding what triggers birth? New opportunities for prevention of early delivery Martha Lappas Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Validating a generic mood question in a large cohort of Australian women Prof Lynn Kemp
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics
What does it cost to do research with women experiencing adversity? Prof Sharon Goldfeld
Dr Anna Price
Paediatrics