This year over 150 of our supporters and staff laced up their running shoes and hit the streets to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research.
Dr Angelica Merlot, an NHMRC, CINSW and Scientia Research Fellow in our Tumour Biology and Targeting Program, has been named 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year.
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.
Research Assistant Olivia Ciampa recently spent six months working in a collaborator’s lab at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA. I asked her why she went there, what it was like, and what she achieved.
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.
Simone Leckey is a Laboratory Support Assistant in our labs. This weekend she gave her hair to help people with cancer.
We’re thrilled to announce a new role at Children’s Cancer Institute – Research Team Leader. Applications are now open for emerging research leaders who’d like to establish their own independent cancer research careers.
Dr Marion Le Grand is a Research Officer in our Tumour Biology and Targeting Program. She tells us what she does, and why she came all the way from France to do it.
Bosses everywhere stepped up and faced their fears. As Dare the Boss 2017 draws to a close, we thank Australia’s daring bosses and their teams for raising $320,000 for childhood cancer research.
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.