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29 Nov 2013
PhD Scholarship Top-Up Awards on offer to enhance the translational cancer research capabilities of PhD students. Applications close 4.00pm, 28 January 2014... Learn more
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29 Nov 2013
TCRN top-up scholarship recipient Julia Suurbach is researching a novel treatment for prostate cancer using bone-marrow- derived mesenchymal stem cells to deliver a therapeutic gene that targets the cancer... Learn more
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29 Nov 2013
Research Fellow Jody Church developed a poster presentation on the economic evaluation of various treatments for patients with Barrett’s oesophagus, a serious complication of gastroesophageal reflux disease that leads to increased risk of oesophageal cancer. Learn more
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7 Nov 2013
A new chapter in her research journey took UTS PhD student Penny Dally to the European Cytoskeletal Forum in Switzerland earlier this year. Dalla is investigating multi-drug resistant cancer and the way in which microparticles transfer resistance between cancer cells... Learn more
TCRN CCY 13: Family Matters! November 2013 Update
1 Nov 2013
A communication tool for families living with cancer-causing gene mutations is the focus of a new research project being funded by the Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) Cancer Challenge of the Year (2013) initiative. Learn more
TCRN NHMRC Grant recipients announcement
28 Oct 2013
Congratulations to the following Translational Cancer Research Network members on their success in obtaining NHMRC grant and fellowship funding commencing in 2014. Learn more
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23 Oct 2013
Professor Hutvagner and his collaborator, Dr Nham Tran, comprise one of the first research teams outside UNSW to access tissue from the HSA Biobank, which provides tissue samples of multiple cancer types to researchers working anywhere in Australia. Learn more
TCRN - HSA Biobank: translational research
17 Oct 2013
A new biobanking initiative being championed by the TCRN will celebrate its 1000th tissue donation this week. The HSA Biobank houses tumour and DNA derived from blood and saliva samples from a wide range of cancer patient groups. These are then made available for use in translational cancer research projects anywhere in Australia. Learn more
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16 Oct 2013
Conference & Professional Development Grants on offer to expand and enhance the knowledge and skills of our members in the area of translational cancer-related research or cancer care service delivery, at both national and international levels. Applications close 4.00pm, 26 November 2013... Learn more
TCRN CPD Grant Recipient; Paula Cronin, CHERE
11 Oct 2013
TCRN member Paula Cronin is a research officer at the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation at UTS. Her research is focused on modelling the cost efficacy of a range of health care initiatives, such as cancer screening programs. Learn more

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