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2 May 2017

Autism Spectrum Australia Recognition Award

Congratulations to Andrew Whitehouse, Chief investigator of the TALK study, who has been awareded an Autism Spectrum Australian Recognition Award for his work communicating scientific findings with families.

Andrew received the Advancement Award for his fortnighly series of '60 second science' videos, which highlight a recent scientific finding in lay language.

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The ORIGINS Project

18 July 2016

An artery health trial

Professor Bu Yeap is directing research centred on Dads in ORIGINS. His specialties include Endocrinology, Diabetes and Men's Health.

Bu's team is currently researching the possible link between testosterone, exercise and artery health in men ages 50-70 years. 

9 May 2016

It's All About Play

The ORIGINS team would like to congratulate Karen Dales-Anderson, an Early Childhood Officer for the City of Wanneroo, for her work creating the book 'Come and Play'.

This community book celebrates the successful  'It's All About Play' program, now running at the libraries in the City of Wanneroo.

2 Feb 2016

Why a walk in the woods really does help your body and your soul

Professor Susan Prescott has co-written an article for The Conversation with Dr Jeffrey Craig from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

In it, they discuss scientists' explorations of how the air we breathe can make us healthier.

21 Dec 2015

An immunologist's holistic approach to life

Professor Susan Prescott has been featured in an article in International Innovation, an engaging publication disseminating science, research and technology.

In the article, Susan talks about her holistic philosophy on health and disease prevention.

20 Nov 2015

Research grant for SYMBA

Congratulations to Prof Susan Prescott and her team!

They have been awarded an NHMRC research grant of $1.69M for SYMBA, the first clinical trial within ORIGINS.

Origins by Dr Susan Prescott

The field of epigenetics is revolutionising our understanding of how environment shapes our genes.

Dr Susan Prescott, a leading childhood immunologist, shows how the application of epigenetics through Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) is changing scientific research and public health.