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PCH Emergency Department Youth Consumer Representatives

Are you aged 14 – 21 years old? Have you attended a children’s hospital emergency department for asthma, pneumonia, Bell’s Palsy, a head or neck injury (including concussion) or seizures in the past 3 years?

Researchers at the Perth Children’s Hospital Emergency Department are looking for 2 young people to provide advice on their research as Consumer Representatives.

If you have experience of going to an emergency department at a children’s hospital, your help is needed!

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Predicting risk of disease with genetic testing

Are you interested in technology that can predict a person’s risk of diseases such as heart attack or the chance of survival from cancer?

Researchers at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research are developing technology that uses genetic testing to predict a person’s risk of developing a wide range of common diseases as well as a patient’s chance of survival from cancers. They want to hear your thoughts about it!

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Infant Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Research Buddies

Has your baby had bronchiolitis or pneumonia caused by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)? Are you interested in research to help prevent these illnesses?

Researchers at the University of Western Australia are looking at new ways to potentially prevent the RSV virus that can cause respiratory illnesses in babies and they need your help!

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Cancer Centre Community Reference Group

Do you have personal experience of childhood cancer? If so, you could help advise cancer researchers at the Telethon Kids Institute, who are looking for 2 parents, carers or adults to join their Community Reference Group.

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Let’s get children exercising

Are you concerned about your child's inability to exercise and the consequences for their future health with regards to weight gain. Murdoch University researchers have designed a program to support young people to enjoy exercising. They are looking for two parents and four young people to join their research team.

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Document Reviewers Needed!

Do you have an interest in health research? Can you help turn complex information into something that can be easily understood by the public? Do you have an eye for detail? If so we need you!

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