The Centre for Children's Health Research (CCHR) formerly the Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute (QCMRI) is a nine-level facility and has the capacity to accommodate more than 600 staff. The building consists of:
- wet and dry laboratories
- pathology services for the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital
- corporate offices and retail space
- the Queensland Children's Motion Analysis Service
- the Children's Nutrition Research Centre (CNRC).
The CCHR is a historic partnership between Queensland Health, through Children's Health Queensland (CHQ), and leading research organisations that include the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), University of Queensland (UQ), Translational Research Institute (TRI) and QCMRI.
As of 2015, the Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute (QCMRI) became merged with the CCHR, as mentioned above. The QCMRI is still operating as a child and adolescent health focused research partner of the CCHR and its other departments. QCMRI researchers have previously investigated solutions to a range of child and adolescent health related issues including: