The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research attracts WA's brightest minds. We want to keep them in WA and also draw the best from interstate and overseas.
Your investment in our researchers, in scholarships, in state-of-the-art laboratories and in the latest technology, will make an impact on the future of our kids.
What do you do when a child falls seriously ill, or suffers from a chronic disease or disability?
What do you do when you discover that a child is affected by a disorder like autism, or that they battle with anxiety or depression?
Many of us start asking questions;
What's the best treatment?
Is there a cure?
Could it have been prevented?
Why did this happen to my child?
For the past 23 years, scientists at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research have been working to answer these questions.
Your support can help us to make a difference... so get involved!
When a child is
diagnosed with a life-threatening illness or disability, parents
look to research for hope and answers.
Give today and give hope to families.
The Telethon Institute researchers have big dreams. Click here to meet some of our amazing researchers and hear about their hopes for the future.
Dr Tim Jones, Head of Diabetes Research at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, is leading the Institute's world-first clinical trial to offer hope to children with Type 1 Diabetes. Make an online donation to support type 1 diabetes research.
Autism is a lifelong condition that can severely compromise the quality of daily living and interpersonal relationships, with longer term effects on educational and vocational attainment and mental health. The financial burden on families is significant... Read more...