Scientist works in cancer research labThe Great North Children’s Hospital strives to be a centre of excellence not only in offering state-of-the art clinical services to our young patients in the region, but also for training the next generation of health professionals and for conducting clinical and translational research.

Research is essential to developing a better understanding of the pathology and underlying biology of disease, and also for disease prevention, novel drug discovery and drug development. Research is essential for advancing Paediatric Medicine.

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