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Murdoch Childrens Research Institute is
located in the same building as The Royal Children's Hospital, and
is the hospital's research partner. Murdoch Childrens Research
Institute is the largest and most prestigious child health research
organisation in Australia, and was established 25 years ago with
support from its Patron Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC DBE. The
Institute has over 1,400 researchers, with many having dual
appointments with the RCH and The University of Melbourne.
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute conducts
a broad range of research, with focus on conditions such as
diabetes, allergies, asthma, premature birth and mental health
problems which are on the rise in our children, and conditions such
as cancer and genetic disorders that remain unsolved.