A drug called OBI-3424 has been designated an Orphan Drug by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, based predominantly on research carried out by our Leukaemia Biology Program.
September marks Children’s Cancer Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness of the devastating effects of childhood cancer and raise vital funds for research into finding a cure. To commemorate, Children’s Cancer Institute has engaged in a variety of awareness and fundraising activities throughout the month.
Research published this week shows that gold-coated nanoparticles can be used to detect tiny amounts of cancer-related molecules in blood.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has announced a $1 million funding boost for the Zero Childhood Cancer program. The money will support an immunotherapy trial for children with brain cancer.
Our scientists have found a way to rein in a cancer-causing gene called MYCN and slow down the growth of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.
We’re thrilled to announce a new role at Children’s Cancer Institute – Research Team Leader. Applications are now open for emerging research leaders who’d like to establish their own independent cancer research careers.
It’s six months since the Zero Childhood Cancer personalised medicine national clinical trial began. We'd like to share some of our progress with you.
Our researchers have used a tiny drug delivery vehicle to kill neuroblastoma cells without harming normal tissues.
Ground-breaking virtual reality (VR) technology is allowing multiple scientists to see inside a human cell at the same time.
If doctors can reliably tell which children are most likely to get their leukaemia back, they can offer more intensive treatment options to prevent it.