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WA hospitals urged to ‘close the gap’ in Aboriginal maternity care

April 10th, 2018

A four-year study led by respected Murdoch University maternal health researchers has found that more Aboriginal midwives and culturally secure care in WA hospitals are critical to closing the gap in maternity care and childbirth outcomes for Aboriginal mothers and their babies.

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New hope for preterm babies future health

November 16th, 2017

A new investigation into preterm baby health may have implications for future antimicrobial resistance. Dr Andrew Currie is leading a research team from Murdoch University in partnership with neonatal consultant Tobias Strunk from King Edward Memorial Hospital to test the reliability of a diagnostic marker for sepsis infection in very preterm infants.

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Health symposium to improve outcomes for WA families

October 10th, 2017

Health researchers from Murdoch University played a key role in a recent symposium on mental health during pregnancy. Murdoch University’s Professor Megan Galbally jointly organised the event with King Edward Memorial Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital.

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Funding coup for rare diseases researchers

November 19th, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of people Australia-wide are expected to benefit from a major funding grant to be administered by Murdoch University for rare diseases research.

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