Spotlight on perinatality and child mental health
Congratulation to Professor Megan Galbally who under the NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies (CTCS) grant program was awarded $1,585,413.80. This funding will allow for further research aimed at understanding the impact of early childhood factors on the development and mental health of children at the age of 8 years.
“The provides a very exciting opportunity to continue to follow a pregnancy cohort that spans more than a decade and understand predictors of intergenerational mental health,” Professor Galbally said.
Additionally, Professor Galbally and a team of researchers were awarded the NHMRC Center of Excellence (CRE) worth $2,500,000.00.
“As a CIF, I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with Professor Milgrom and the other researchers on this important initiative to improve perinatal mental health,” said Professor Galbally.
This CRE will focus on improving the identification, development and translation of e-mental health interventions throughout the perinatal period.
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