The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Australia
The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research is dedicated to the prevention of childhood diseases and disability. Headed by 2003 Australian of the Year, Professor Fiona Stanley, the Institute’s success stems from its innovative approach in bringing together researchers from different fields of science to tackle major issues in child health and wellbeing.
To improve and to promote the health and well-being of all children through the unique application of multidisciplinary research.
- to conduct high quality research
- to apply research findings to improve the health of children, adolescents and families
- to teach the next generation of health researchers
- to be an advocate for research and for children
Australian Chief Investigator
Professor Timothy Jones, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth
National Co-ordinator for Australia
Dr Charles Czank