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Understanding and preventing adverse developmental effects of perinatal infection/inflammation [ 2013 - 2017 ]

Also known as: Understanding and treating infection or inflammation in newborns

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1043294]

Researchers: A/Pr Timothy Moss (Principal investigator)

Brief description Exposure of babies to infection or inflammation within the womb is common and is associated with preterm delivery and illness in newborns. The biggest problem for these babies is lung disease due to inflammation of the lungs before birth and/or in response to lung injury after birth. We are investigating how inflammation alters lung development, and working on developing a novel cell therapy to prevent life-threatening newborn lung disease.

Funding Amount $AUD 621,458.93

Funding Scheme Research Fellowships

Notes Research Fellowship

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