Our researchers make a splash at the Sydney Cancer Conference

16/10/2018


Ten of our researchers spent a successful and productive two days at the Sydney Cancer Conference at Darling Harbour last week. The work they presented was very well-received, with two speakers carrying off prizes.

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Awareness Wednesday: Drug Discovery

19/09/2018


This week we’re looking at Drug Discovery – the development of new cancer treatments. Because it’s only with more effective, less toxic cancer drugs that we’ll be able to save the life of every child with cancer and improve their long-term health.

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Awareness Wednesday: Cancer Genomics

12/09/2018


This week we’re exploring cancer genomics. What is it, why is it important, and how can we use it to improve cancer treatment?

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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.

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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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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.

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