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Welcome to the Nexus for July 2018
In this edition of the Nexus, we would like to remind you that abstract submissions are closing on August 9th for the TCRN Symposium. We are also very pleased to open the registrations for the upcoming Introduction to Health Economics Workshop. We encourage members to get involved and attend both events!
We would like to congratulate two TCRN leaders for being awarded funding from the Cancer CAG.
We profile a recent recipient of our conference and professional development grants and announce the two TCRN members for receiving funding for 2018 Round 2.
There are many events coming up that may be of interest such as the Professor Neville Hacker Symposium, honouring his 32 years of tireless contribution to gynaecological cancer surgery and research, The Inaugural Australian Precision Oncology Symposium (free registration for PhD students!) and the 2018 Premier's Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research.
Finally, we highlight some fascinating publications from TCRN members.
2018 TCRN Symposium Abstract submissions close on August 9th 2018
Abstract submissions are closing very soon for the inaugural TCRN Symposium on 30 October 2018.
The TCRN wishes to celebrate and acknowledge the work of our members and we invite you to submit abstracts by August 9 2018. Prizes and awards are on offer, we encourage you to apply!
Introduction to Health Economics Workshop - August 23rd 2018
Join the core member of the HEAT team to learn How do you build a meaningful economics evaluation into your next grant application? and much more at the upcoming Health Economics Workshop on Thursday August 23rd in the Level 4 Seminar Space, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.
UNSW Medicine Cancer CAG seed grant recipients announced
Two members of the TCRN Executive, Prof David Goldstein and A/Prof Winston Liauw are leading teams that were recently awarded funding from the UNSW Medicine Cancer CAG. Please click below for the details.
Australian Precision Oncology Symposium (APOS) - September 7th-8th 2018
The inaugural Annual APOS run by the Garvan Institute will bring a unique set of Australian researchers, clinicians and industry representatives to NSW to share information and ideas in precision oncology and genomic medicine. Free registration for PhD Students!
Professor Neville Hacker Symposium - September 11th 2018
The Royal Hospital for Women is hosting the Professor Neville Hacker Symposium as well as a pre symposium cocktail party and a post symposium dinner in recognition of the valuable contribution made by Professor Hacker in the care of women with gynaecological cancer over the last 32 years.
Healthy Female Blood Donors needed as controls for Ovarian Cancer Research
One of the exciting projects in our Gynaecological Cancer Research Group at the Adult Cancer Program (Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney) is the development of a blood-based population screening test to detect ovarian cancer early.
Save the Date - 2018 Premier's Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research - November 2nd 2018
Please save the date for the NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research. The awards are hosted by the Cancer Institute NSW to honour the achievements of the individuals and teams that work across the cancer research sector to lessen the impact of cancer.