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It is increasingly clear that genetics alone do not explain risks of developing allergies, and that environmental exposures before and around birth can program individuals to increased or decreased risk of allergies. Restricted growth before birth in preclinical studies appears to protect the offspring against allergic responses. However, whether prenatal growth predicts subsequent risk of […]

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We are pleased to release our 2018 Annual Report. Click here to view the report At the Robinson Research Institute, our 380+ scientists, clinicians and students work collaboratively to comprehensively address how to establish a healthy start to life for all children. This report showcases the science and clinical research being undertaken across the Institute, […]

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Professor David Haig from Harvard University presented the 2019 Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture on the topic: When fetal and maternal interests collide – an evolutionary conundrum.           You can now view the recording of his fascinating lecture – synopsis below. There is an intrinsic assumption that what is good for a […]

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This lecture series features international research and policy leaders tackling grand challenges in early life health. We are delighted to announce that Professor David Haig from Harvard University will present this year’s Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture on: When fetal and maternal interests collide – an evolutionary conundrum. Wednesday 7 August; 5.30 – 7.00pm Wine & canapĂ©s […]

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Bing Wang from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Lisbon, Portugal in May to attend and present at the 15th Congress of the European Meningococcal and Haemophilus Disease Society (EMGM). Bing presented her research on “Case fatality rates of Invasive Meningococcal Disease by serogroup and age: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, and “Lifetime costs of […]

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