Our science stars shine


Two of our top researchers have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to science and innovation.

'Prof Maria Kavallaris receives her 2017 NSW Premier's Prize for Science and Engineering from NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian (image: Office of NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer).

Emerging researchers: Dan Carter, project leader


In the final post in our three-part series about emerging researchers, Dr Dan Carter talks about making discoveries that contribute towards a cure.


Grant success shows kids’ cancer research on right track


Research into leukaemic stem cells, childhood brain cancer DIPG and therapies for neuroblastoma will get a boost from Australia's peak medical research funding agency, NHMRC.

'DIPG researcher Dr Han Shen in the lab

Profiler: what makes cancer cells’ metabolism different?


Young researcher Dr Denise Yu has honed her molecular profiling skills in the US to explore neuroblastoma cells’ metabolism

'Dr Denise Yu outside the lab at Children's Cancer Institute

An ocean of opportunity for new Fellow


A decision to work in cancer research instead of underwater photography has led to important discoveries by new Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, Professor Maria Kavallaris.

'Professor Maria Kavallaris with manta ray painting in her office