BrightSpark Foundation has announced additional funding for Western Australian child health research which aims to bring new hope to children suffering from asthma or cerebral palsy.
Two new partners have boosted WA child health research fellowships in 2013. The McCusker Charitable Foundation and the Pay It Forward Foundation have generously agreed to partner with BrightSpark Foundation in providing three-year fellowships to young WA scientists.
A team of WA scientists has uncovered the genes that are linked to recurrent ear infections in children, paving the way for new treatments to replace grommets or regular antibiotics.
Dr Andrew Currie, a BrightSpark Fellow from 2009-2011, was interviewed on ABC 7.30pm Report on Friday March 2nd 2012. The report highlights the significance of the research that the BrightSpark Foundation is supporting in Western Australia and the necessity of our funding.