Murdoch Childrens’ Research Institute

Organisation Type: Medical Research Institute


Murdoch Childrens Research Institute undertakes research into infant, child and adolescent health. It is the largest child health research institute in Australia, with more than 1,500 researchers working hard to translate the knowledge created from research into effective prevention, early intervention and treatment strategies for children.

It research studies the health of communities to understand the factors that affect child health and its management at the population level. Part of what the Murdoch Childrens’ Research Institute does examines the complex interplay of social, environmental, and biological factors that influence child health. It also looks at important health problems in children such as allergies, common infections and immune conditions both locally and globally.