A/PROF Franz Babl

A/PROF Franz Babl




  • Franz Babl is a paediatric emergency physician and director of research at the emergency department of the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, head of emergency research at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and an associate professor at the University of Melbourne.

    He is the founding chair and current vice-chair of PREDICT, the paediatric emergency research network in Australia and New Zealand, and an executive committee member of PERN, the global collaboration of emergency research networks.

    His research focus is on multi-centre randomised controlled trials and large observational studies in paediatric emergency conditions. He is an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow, has sourced >$10 million in grant funding over the last 5 years and has published >200 peer-reviewed papers.   


Selected publications



Education and training

  • DMedSc, University of Melbourne 2015