Last year we recruited our first two Team Leaders in a newly created role. One of them was Dr Charles de Bock. He was working in Belgium at the time but has since returned to Australia, and he took up the Team Leader position last month. Let’s find out something about him.
Without treatment, Lexie had two weeks to live. Overnight she became ‘the kid with cancer’.
Biljana Dumevska is the Laboratory Operations Coordinator in our Personalised Medicine team. With the national launch of the Zero Childhood Cancer personalised medicine clinical trial in September, there’s plenty to coordinate.
PhD student Ashleigh Fordham tells how her mum's diagnosis with breast cancer was the catalyst for her future career - a scientist curing cancer.
Karessa Mercado keeps our ACRF Drug Discovery Centre, with its state-of-the-art robotics, running smoothly.
A Newcastle teenager, who has cancer herself, set an ambitious target to raise funds to help a child with cancer access an innovative personalised medicine program.
In the final post in our three-part series about emerging researchers, Dr Dan Carter talks about making discoveries that contribute towards a cure.
Dr Alvin Kamili is Preclinical Drug Testing Core Team Leader in the Zero Childhood Cancer personalised medicine program. He tells us about his role and the challenges he’s solving in the lead-up to the program’s national clinical trial.
Researchers are known to immerse themselves in their science but, as Dr Amelia Parker found, Virtual Reality (VR) takes that notion to a whole new level.
As Australia Day looms, we reflect on the achievements of our founders and research leaders who, in past years, were awarded Australian honours.