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