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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Teaching kids how to Kick Cancer’s Butt

26/07/2018


On Tuesday, 40 school students from Canberra visited us to learn about cancer and how we’re working to cure it. For the budding scientists among them, it was a chance to find out what a career in medical research is really like.

'Dr Caroline Atkinson explains what cancer research involves

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.

'cells containing green fluorescently-labelled nanoparticles

Students retreat to discuss their research and careers

14/06/2018


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.

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Forging new alliances to tackle childhood cancer

23/05/2018


Our scientists have been forging alliances in China that will open the door to research collaborations and speed the progress of childhood cancer research.

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Neuroblastoma researchers build bridges in San Francisco

15/05/2018


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.

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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.

'Maddy lying on grass beside a kite

Dr Toby Trahair – childhood cancer researcher and fundraiser with Tour de Cure

26/04/2018


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.

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New hope for children’s brain cancer

17/04/2018


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.

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Reining in a runaway gene in neuroblastoma

06/04/2018


Our scientists have found a way to rein in a cancer-causing gene called MYCN and slow down the growth of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

'cells with the normal amount of the MYCN gene (left), and cells with multiple copies of MYCN (right)