The Early Natural History of CP

National Health and Medical Research Council

Chief Investigators: Spittle, Morgan, Novak, Boyd. NHMRC Partnership (2018-22).

Study Design: Prospective longitudinal cohort of infants high risk CP n=300.

Aims: Describe early natural history of CP in infants aged 0-2 yrs across multiple development (n=1,000), motor, cognitive, communication and musculoskeletal development. Outcomes will enable earlier prediction of type, topography and severity of CP & personalised intervention planning.

Project members

Dr Cathy Morgan

Research Fellow
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Institute

Professor Iona Novak

Head of Research, Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Institute
School of Medicine, The University of Sydney

Professor Roslyn Boyd

Scientific Director, Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre
Child Health Research Centre, The University of Queensland