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On Friday 2 February we recognised World Cancer Day at an event in central Sydney, held in partnership with our friends from the SPHERE Cancer CAG and on Australia day we were delighted to hear that SCP members Professors Georgina Long and Richard Scolyer were named the 2024 Australians of the Year. Read all about ... Read more
Congratulations to the following Sydney Cancer Partners members on their successful applications. Pilot Study Funding RecipientsProfessor Barbara Fazekas de St Groth. Head, Translational Immunology Laboratory, Charles Perkins Centre, Faculty of Medicine & Health, The University of Sydney.Dr Sumit Sahni. Senior Research Fellow, Northern Clinical School and Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Faculty of Medicine & ... Read more
Read more of the post "2023 Pilot Study and Seed Grant Recipients Announced"
Professors Georgina Long AO and Richard Scolyer AO, co-medical directors of Melanoma Institute Australia, were recognised for an enduring partnership that has transformed melanoma into a largely curable disease and saving many thousands of lives. Read more.
Read more of the post "2024 NSW Australians of the Year"
Sydney Cancer Partners members took out all of the individual awards this year, a testament to the depth of talent across our membership. Congratulations to the following Sydney Cancer Partners members who were award winners. Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year.Professor Anthony Gill AM, Professor of Surgical Pathology, The University of Sydney; Senior staff specialist, ... Read more
Read more of the post "2023 NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research"
We have been working hard with our partners Maridulu Budyari Gumal (SPHERE) Cancer CAG and NSW Regional Cancer Research Network on a number of initiatives to enhance collaboration and streamline processes. These have included the announcement of the successful applicants to our joint SCP/SPHERE Strategic Enhancement Grant and the launch of the NSW Cancer Research ... Read more
Read more of the post "SCP Newsletter Issue 11"
Professor Jeff Holst from UNSW Sydney and Associate Professor James Wilmott from the Melanoma Institute Australia & The University of Sydney will co-lead a project to validate a physiological ex vivo platform to rapidly test novel immunotherapy combinations in patient tumours. Professor Hilda Pickett from the Children’s Medical Research Institute & The University of Sydney and Associate Professor Liz Caldon from ... Read more
Read more of the post "Strategic Enhancement Grant recipients announced."
At the end of 2022 we said goodbye to Cara McFarlane, our Communications and Events Officer. Cara made a huge impact in her time with us; leading the development of our website, keeping members up to date with all of our activities and playing a key role in the organisation of the inaugural NSW Cancer ... Read more
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Postdoctoral research fellow Dr Dannel Yeo from The Centenary Institute at The University of Sydney and Clinical Associate Professor Kate Mahon from Chris O’Brien Lifehouse will work together to explore ways to improve the management and outcomes for patients with colorectal and appendiceal cancers that have metastasised to the peritoneum. The second partnership brings together ... Read more
Read more of the post "Translational Partners Fellowships Announced"
Anna is the Sydney West Chair in Translational Cancer Research at the University of Sydney and Director of Sydney Cancer Partners. She also holds positions as the Head of the Gynaecological Oncology Research Laboratory and Director of the Centre for Cancer Research at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research; Convenor of the Cancer Research Network at ... Read more
Read more of the post "Australia Day Honours for SCP Director Prof Anna DeFazio AM"