The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI)
MCRI is one of the world’s most impactful child health research institutes and sits within a purpose-built facility with its key partners – The Royal Children’s Hospital and the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne.
MCRI is home to more than 1500 researchers working across 150 common and rare diseases and conditions affecting infants, children, and adolescents.
Concussion and brain injury is a cohesive and holistic paediatric research program at MCRI that aims to improve treatments and outcomes for children, the adults they will become, and their families.
The MCRI Concussion team has expertise in:
- Generating knowledge about concussion
- Community education
- Development of tools to diagnose and monitor concussion and its recovery
- Multidisciplinary treatments
Our senior leadership team have also developed local evidence-based child concussion guidelines and contributed to international child concussion guidelines and diagnostic tools – Child Sports Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) and Concussion Recognition Tool (CRT) – that have been published and widely disseminated by peak international bodies in the field including the Concussion in Sports Group.
Prof Vicki Anderson
Prof Franz Babl
Dr Gavin Davis
Dr Audrey McKinlay
Dr Michael Takagi
Dr Simone Darling
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