Diary of a Researcher


During this global pandemic, take a look inside our labs and see how we're continuing the vital research that is helping kids with cancer today as Libby Huang from our Minimal Residual Disease team provides a Diary of a Researcher.


Our supporters turn out in record numbers for this year’s City2Surf


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 awarded 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year


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.


Meet new Team Leader, Dr Charles de Bock


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.


Researcher travels 14,500 km to find better treatments for neuroblastoma


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.


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


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.


Hair today, gone tomorrow


Simone Leckey is a Laboratory Support Assistant in our labs. This weekend she gave her hair to help people with cancer.


New role created for emerging research leaders


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.

'Children's Cancer Institute logo and Career Opportunities sign

Meet a Researcher: Q&A with Dr Marion Le Grand


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.

'Marion at the beach

They dared, children with cancer won – Dare the Boss’s best year yet


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.

'Family and colleagues with Jude Pink, who conquered her fears of ocean swimming for Dare The Boss.