Congratulations to the Recipients of 2018 Round 2 Clinical PhD Scholarship Top-up Award!

14 November 2018
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The TCRN is very pleased to announce the Clinical PhD Scholarship Top-up Awards.

The TCRN Clinical PhD Scholarship Top-up Awards are designed to enhance the translational cancer research capabilities of health, medical, allied health and nursing graduates undertaking a PhD whose research interests strongly align with the TCRN flagships.

Name

Dr Wei Lee
School

Faculty of Health, UTS

Supervisor

Professor David Currow and Professor Meera Agar

Research Topic

Palliative Care

Research Title

Challenging Issues in Management of Depressed Mood in Advanced Life Limiting Illnesses                                                                              

Name

Rosie O Shea
School

Cancer Council NSW

Supervisor

Dr Natalie Taylor             

Research Topic

Hereditary Cancer

Research  Title

Preparing The Health System for New Colorectal Cancer Genetic Test Pathways                                                                                       

Name

April Morrow
School

Cancer Council NSW

Supervisor

Dr Natalie Taylor, Kathy Tucker, Tim Shaw

Research Topic

Hereditary Cancer

Research Title

Investigating Factors Affecting the Impact of Interventions to Improve Referral of Colorectal Cancer Patients with a High Risk of Lynch Syndrome

Name

Jason Behary
School

St George and Sutherland Clinical School, UNSW Sydney

Supervisor

A/Professor Amany Zekry and Professor Emad El-Omar   

Research Topic

The Intestinal Microbiome, Fatty Liver Disease and Liver Cancer Pathogenesis

Research  Title

The Relationship Between the Intestinal Microbiome and the Intrahepatic Immune Response in the Pathogenesis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Once again congratulations and the TCRN wishes them well with their research and their candidature with their organisations.