Showcase Programs

Our showcase programs are a demonstration of how we at the Telethon Kids Institute are committed to a new way of working.

One that's highly collaborative, involves the community, and pledges to deliver real outcomes within a defined period of time.

It's about working across disciplines and with people outside the research sector -- those in policy, practice and the families who care for kids.

Our showcase projects are:

 

Cystic Fibrosis

Project AREST CF:

Extending life expectancy and quality of life by preventing early lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis.

Childrens' Cancer

Project Children's Cancers:

Developing novel therapies that fight the most aggressive children's cancers.

Diabetes

Project Diabetes:

Developing new therapies that improve clinical outcomes and the lives of children and young people with Type 1 diabetes.

D-Light

Project D-Light

Improving the health and well-being of children through better understanding the breadth and magnitude of risks and benefits of sun exposure.

Pregnancy

Project FASD: 

Improving prevention, diagnosis and interventions for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in Australia.

Origins

The ORIGINS Project:

Reduce non-communicable diseases such as obesity, heart disease, allergies and poor mental health through a healthy start to life.

 

 

You can hear more about some of the work we are already doing in these areas by visiting 'Our Showcase Programs' page on our dedicated TV channel at telethonkidstv.org.au

 

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