MCRI Vitality Research Study

Melbourne babies needed for important food allergy prevention research - a message from our friends at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute at the Royal Children’s Hospital needs Melbourne babies for a really important world first food allergy study we are running. It’s called the Vitality Study and we are looking at whether Vitamin D in the first year of life can help to prevent food allergy. We need 3500 babies and we have 1800 enrolled already. 

Each baby will get free food allergy testing at age one at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. 

We are looking for babies who are:

  • Under 12 weeks of age (or pregnant mothers)
  • Not already taking Vitamin D
  • Primarily breastfed 
  • Living within 80km of Melbourne CBD

Please share this study with any family and friends you think may be interested.

We have amended some parts of the study temporarily due to COVID-19 but the study will be recruiting until approximately the end of next year.

Many thanks!!! We literally CANNOT do this without you!

- The Vitality Study Team, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

For more information or to register your interest:

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Content created 21 April 2020

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