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Welcome to Hudson News Summer 2021.
Tackling inflammation to save our tiniest patients
For premature babies, surviving birth is often the first of many challenges. Researchers are targeting inflammation, which underpins some of the most devastating illnesses affecting premature newborns.
Baby Jack’s story
The decision to start a family was an easy one for Darren and Dani. After six great years together, they knew they were ready for parenthood.
NEC – a deadly gut disease
Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) is a disease of the premature gut and the most common cause of death due to gastrointestinal health issues in infants.
BPD – a devastating lung disease
onditions they could face, this is the one that’s most likely to cause long-term health problems including respiratory issues, learning difficulties, impaired brain development and cerebral palsy.
Banking on better treatments for childhood cancer
Children like Lachy are benefiting from our coordinated research and clinical care programs.
Transforming the lives of at-risk newborns
A naturally occurring sleep hormone could be a game-changer for protecting newborn babies from brain damage caused by oxygen deprivation at birth.