Working together: visiting Chinese doctors discuss potential collaborations

15/08/2018


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

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A global effort to improve childhood cancer treatment

13/07/2018


A database of genetic information of more than 270 cancer models, encompassing 25 different childhood cancers, has just been made publicly available. Children’s Cancer Institute contributed 90 leukaemia models to this global effort.

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Let’s talk about nanomedicine

05/07/2018


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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We’ve created our road map for the next five years

30/05/2018


We’ve just launched our Strategic Plan for 2018–2022. The culmination of months of consultation and thought, it provides a road map for achieving our vision as quickly as possible.

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The past, present and future for young Australians with cancer

01/05/2018


How does the future look for young Australians with cancer? According to a recent article by Cancer Institute NSW, it’s looking brighter, and our work’s playing a vital role.

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Zero Childhood Cancer national clinical trial – 6 months on

22/03/2018


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.

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It’s in the delivery: researchers find a new way to target neuroblastoma

12/03/2018


Our researchers have used a tiny drug delivery vehicle to kill neuroblastoma cells without harming normal tissues.

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Add some science to your summer reading

24/01/2018


If you’re planning on chilling out this summer with a good book, maybe we can help. Find out just how fascinating science can be with these great reads.

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A lasting legacy for childhood cancer research

17/01/2018


Helena Wylie, Director of the Dalwood-Wylie Charitable Foundation, recently dropped by to see a new piece of essential equipment purchased by the Foundation.

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VR helps scientists ‘walk’ through cancer cells together

08/01/2018


Ground-breaking virtual reality (VR) technology is allowing multiple scientists to see inside a human cell at the same time.

'Nanoparticle landing on a cancer cell in virtual reality simulation. Credit: Prof John McGhee, UNSW