Understanding Neurodevelopment In Preterm children utilising MRI [ 2011 - 2014 ]

Also known as: Understanding Brain Development In Premature children

Research Grant

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Researchers: A/Pr Deanne Thompson (Principal investigator)

Brief description Children born very preterm are more likely to have movement, learning and behavioural difficulties resulting from abnormal brain development or injury around the time of birth. This project will help identify common brain alterations in preterm children using MRI, as well as the causes and consequences of such abnormalities. Ideally, this research will help health professionals to prevent abnormalities and injury, or to intervene early to reduce the adverse effects of prematurity.

Funding Amount $AUD 302,123.07

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Peter Doherty Biomedical ECF

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