We're searching for answers to some of childhood's diseases, conditions and issues. In addition to our four research focus areas (Aboriginal Health, Brain and Behaviour, Chronic and Severe Diseases, Early Environment), you can also discover more about specific research we're involved in and the technology we use.
Different audiences rely on us for very different things. Whether you're a valued donor, curious professional researcher, inquisitive member of the public, or a corporate supplier looking to offer support - we've collated the resources you need.
Telethon Kids has a range of specialised expertise, tools, platforms and technology to undertake cutting-edge science.
These enable our Research Focus Areas to collect, link and analyse samples and datasets to create new knowledge in the underlying mechanisms and risk factors leading to childhood disease, disability and disadvantage.
They are supported by experienced and skilled staff with the expertise to make the most of these tools and technologies.
Our Bioinformatics pipeline empowers our researchers to perform their own data analysis and interpretation through the creation and advancement of databases, algorithms, computational and statistical techniques and theory.
Our Clinical Trials team works with researchers to ensure our clinical studies and trials are of the highest quality, are timely, and comply with good clinical practice as well as local and international guidelines. We have four dedicated clinical suites on Level 1 of the Perth Children’s Hospital, as well as access to specialist clinical suites for respiratory, diabetes, vaccinations and more.
Our Biometrics platform provides researchers with advice and support to ensure their data are both structured and coded appropriately to facilitate analysis.
Our Data Linkage capabilities allow researchers to connect WA's databases and registers to gain a deeper and comprehensive picture of health and wellbeing in this State.
Our Laboratory Technologies include our new state-of-the art PC2 laboratories featuring specialist suites, a histology room, microscope rooms, and -80 and -20 freezer farms.