Last week we hosted a delegation of eight doctors from two leading Chinese children’s hospitals, opening up exciting possibilities for research and clinical collaborations
Last week, we excitedly gathered together here at Children's Cancer Institute to Host A Roast and get behind a great initiative led by our corporate partner, Steggles, to help support Australian Children's Charities, including us. Some felt like it was Christmas come early!
The 9th International Nanomedicine Conference was held last week in Coogee, Sydney. Some of our researchers were there, showcasing their research and networking with colleagues from near and far.
The 2018 Live for Lily Butterfly Ball was held on 16 June in Melbourne’s Palladium at Crown. It was a fantastic evening and a huge success, raising much-needed funds to support our research.
Our PhD students stopped their experiments and ‘retreated’ from the lab for two days last week. The annual Student Retreat is an opportunity to share experiences, learn new skills and think about the future.
Last week a group of our scientists were in San Francisco attending The Advances in Neuroblastoma Research (ANR) conference. One of them, Dr Jayne Murray, tells us about it.
One of our Clinical Research Fellows, Dr Toby Trahair, is taking part in the Tour de Cure Signature Tour 2018 which starts on Friday 27th April, raising money for cancer research by cycling 1110km from Mackay to Cairns.
Mackenzie was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) at just 9 years old. Her mum, Errin, has recently spoken about Mackenzie’s journey.
A childhood brain cancer called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) is currently incurable. Our researchers have identified a new treatment that may help change that.
Simone Leckey is a Laboratory Support Assistant in our labs. This weekend she gave her hair to help people with cancer.