Working together: visiting Chinese doctors discuss potential collaborations


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


Teaching kids how to Kick Cancer’s Butt


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

Sydney Airport Community helps neuroblastoma research take off


Money raised by the Sydney Airport Community Christmas Giving Appeal will support an innovative project to find better treatments for neuroblastoma.

'(left to right): Geoff Culbert, CEO of Sydney Airport; Floyd Larsen, CEO of Cure Cancer Australia; Dr Orazio Vittorio of Children’s Cancer Institute; Philip Corne, Chairman of Cure Cancer Australia.

A lasting legacy for childhood cancer research


Helena Wylie, Director of the Dalwood-Wylie Charitable Foundation, recently dropped by to see a new piece of essential equipment purchased by the Foundation.

'Helena Wylie and her daughter Bianca standing beside a biological safety cabinet

Research in the spotlight for World Cancer Day


On the eve of World Cancer Day, we were excited to welcome the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove.

'Their Excellencies Sir Peter and Lady Cosgrove speaking to PhD students, Jessie Gao and Christine Gana.

Lions see personalised medicine at work


Last week, a delegation of key Lions Clubs members from Australia and overseas visited our laboratories to see personalised medicine in progress and meet our research leaders.

'Lions delegation outside Lowy Building