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First published Thursday 25 November 2021.

About the Wal-yan Respiratory Research Centre

The Wal-yan Respiratory Research Centre is a global epicentre for paediatric respiratory research informing advancements in clinical practice, driving a new research agenda for childhood lung health. Bringing together clinicians, scientists and the community, as well as the brightest minds from around the globe, the Centre aims to prevent and cure respiratory illness in children and ensure that all children have healthy lungs for life.

The Centre has a 30-year legacy of globally competitive research from diverse groups of internationally acclaimed researchers in Western Australia, working in the area of paediatric respiratory research. A powerhouse partnership between the Telethon Kids Institute, Perth Children’s Hospital and the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation ensures that the Centre will lead paediatric research in Australia and contribute significantly to global efforts to improve the lives of children with respiratory conditions and their families.