Our researchers make a splash at the Sydney Cancer Conference


Ten of our researchers spent a successful and productive two days at the Sydney Cancer Conference at Darling Harbour last week. The work they presented was very well-received, with two speakers carrying off prizes.


Let’s talk about nanomedicine


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.

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Neuroblastoma researchers build bridges in San Francisco


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.


New hope for children’s brain cancer


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.


A meeting of minds in Innsbruck, Austria


PhD student Kim Hanssen has just presented her work at a scientific meeting in Innsbruck, Austria. She gives us her impressions of her first international conference.

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Potential leukaemia drug excites international researchers


We presented exciting results from preclinical drug testing at a cancer conference this week in the US.

'Prof Richard Lock (second from left) at conference

How we’re stopping neuroblastoma’s blood supply in its tracks


Blood vessels supply the fuel needed for rapid tumour growth and spread. But what happens when the network is disrupted?

'Dr Orazio Vittorio discusses his research with SBS journalist Michelle Rimmer

Cancer research meeting of minds


In a capital famous for its impressive monuments, last week’s American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting (AACR) was an impressive meeting of minds.


Innovation for new childhood cancer drugs and treatments


We’re showing innovation leaders our world-class expertise and technology for tailoring treatments for childhood cancer at a business event today.

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Brain boost for top PhD research


Tumour biologist and PhD student Walter Muskovic received a grant to support research into brain cancer glioblastoma from the chosen charity for zombie walks around Australia, the Brain Foundation. It must be Halloween.

'PhD student Walter Muskovic