TCRN PhD Scholarship Top-up awardees

NameResearch ProjectSchoolGrant AwardedAward Round

2018 - Nursing Scholarship Award

 

Stephanie White

 Developing an Intervention to Build the Capacity of Doctors and Nurses Specialising in Palliative Care to Initiate Genetics/Genomics Discussions with Patients and Their Families UTSNursing Scholarship Award2018

2018 - Clinical PhD Scholarship 

 
Dr Wei LeeChallenging Issues in Management of Depressed Mood in Advanced Life Limiting IllnessesFaculty of Health, UTSClinical PhD Scholarship Top-up2018
Rosie O SheaPreparing the Health System for New Colorectal Cancer Genetic Test PathwaysCancer Council NSWClinical PhD Scholarship Top-up2018
April MorrowInvestigating Factors Affecting the Impact of Interventions to Improve Referral of Colorectal Cancer Patients with a High Risk of Lynch SyndromeCancer Council NSWClinical PhD Scholarship Top-up2018
Jason BeharyThe Relationship Between the Intestinal Microbiome and the Intrahepatic Immune Response in the Pathogenesis of Hepatocellular CarcinomaSt George and Sutherland Clinical School, UNSW SydneyClinical PhD Scholarship Top-up2018
Dr Monica TangAssessing and Optimising Anti-Cancer Drug UtilisationCentre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW SydneyClinical PhD Scholarship Top-up2018

2018 Round 2

 
Meredith HillMicroRNA to microRNA Interactions – A Pathway to Novel Therapeutic Drug DevelopmentSchool of Biomedical Engineering, UTSOne-year PhD Scholarship Top-up Round 2 2018
Dayna MasonThe rapid detection of HPV in Head and Neck cancer patientSchool of Biomedical Engineering, UTSOne-year Phd Scholarship Top-up Round 2 2018
Taopeng WangRegulation of STAT signalling by the actin cytoskeletonSchool of Medical Science, UNSW SydneyOne-year PhD Scholarship Top up Round 2 2018
Shruthi SubramanianIdentifying Drug Resistant Signatures in Dysplastic and Malignant Haematopoietic Stem CellsPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW SydneyOne-year PhD Scholarship Top-up Round 2 2018
Peter TruongIdentifying drug resistant signatures in dysplastic and malignant haematopoietic stem cells in the context of Myelodysplastic SyndromesPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW SydneyOne-year PhD Scholarship Top-up Round 2 2018
Sultana FarhanaA national evaluation of cancer and pregnancy outcomesUTSTCRN RTP + Three-year PhD Scholarship Top-up2019

2018 Round 1

 
Fiona DeutschUse of Salivary Non-Coding RNA Biomarkers in Head and Neck CancerBiomedical Engineering, UTSThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2018
Victor LuA new therapeutic treatment for glioblastoma using patient derived cell lines and animal modelsPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW SydneyTwo-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2018
Anouschka AkermanTumour Cells and Stromal Pancreatic Stellate Cells: Dual Therapeutics Targets in Pancreatic Cancer Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW SydneyFinal-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2018
Tatiane YanesPsychosocial Aspect of Genomic Testing for Breast Cancer RiskSchool of Psychiatry, UNSW SydneyFinal-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2018
Nicole YuwonoDeciphering the origins and release mechanism of malignant circulating DNA in ovarian cancer School of Women's and Children's Health,  UNSW SydneyTCRN RTP + Three-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2018
Elizabeth NguyenCancer Prevention, care pathways, and outcomes in people with and without intellectual disability School of Psychiatry, UNSW SydneyTCRN RTP + Three-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2018

2017 - Clinical PhD Scholarship

 
 Dr Lachlin VaughanImproving treatment outcomes for myelodysplastic syndrome and chronic myelomonocytic leukaemiaPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW SydneyClinical PhD Scholarship Top-up 2017

2017 Round 2

Govardhan AnandeInvestigating aberrant RNA splicing as a leukemic driver in MDS and AMLPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWTwo-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2017
Yuan-Yin ChenThe C-Circle biomarker for ALG CancerPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW SydneyThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2017
Ashleigh LesterUnderstanding the molecular biology of intracranial ependymoma and identifying novel treatmentsPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW SydneyThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2017

2014 Round 2

 
Maria ArriagaRelative importance of lifestyle-related risk factors for rare cancers in AustraliaPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWOne-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2014 
Xin Ying (Ameline) LimMetabolomic modelling in Glioblastoma and normal human AstrocytesPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWOne-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2014 

2014 Round 1

Pamela AjuyahThe Role of non-coding RNAs in Head and Neck CancerMedical & Molecular Biosciences, UTSFinal-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2014 
Nicholas BentleyInvestigating the metabolic effects of enhancing mitochondrial sirtuin activity in obesity and cancerSchool of Medical Sciences, UNSWOne-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2014
Simon BrayfordTropomyosin Based Regulation of Actin Dynamics at the Leading Edge of Migrating CellsSchool of Medical Sciences, UNSW One-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2014
Samuel BrennanThe potential of non-coding RNAs as biomarkers of prostate cancerMedical & Molecular Biosciences, UTSFinal-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2014
Penelope DallaSub-cellular localisation and trafficking of exogenous P-gp following microparticle bindingPharmacy, UTSOne-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2014 
Claire HenryWnt signalling in Gynaecological CancerPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2014 
Jie-Bin LewEffectiveness and economic evaluation of the colorectal cancer screening in Australia Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2014 

2013 Round 2

 Philip HaywoodTowards a consistent and validated modelling approach in cancer pharmaceuticals for equity and effectiveness at a local levelSchool of Economics, UTSThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2013
 Diana HatoumBreast cancer recurrence: The inadvertent role of P14ARF-p53 pathway activationMedical & Molecular Biosciences, UTSThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2013
 Julia SuurbachNovel Delivery of Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate CancerMedical & Molecular Biosciences, UTSOne-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2013 
 Kylie TaylorNovel small-molecule inhibitors of AP-1 for the treatment of metastatic melanomaCentre for Vascular Research, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2013

2013 Round 1

 Sylvia ChungEvaluation of a tumour metabolism inhibitor for the treatment of glioblastomaPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2013
 Rosaline HabibMesenchymal stem cell homing to advanced and metastatic prostate cancerMedical & Molecular Biosciences, UTSTwo-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2013
 Iman JalilianDetermination of the impact of Tm isoform-containing actin filaments on the mechanical properties of cellsSchool of Medical Sciences, UNSWTwo-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2013
 Samantha KhouryCirculating MicroRNAs: Non-invasive biomarkers for head and neck cancersScience, UTSTwo-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2013
 Dilmi PereraComputational analysis of the dynamic changes in combinational transcriptional regulation during haematopoiesis Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2013
 Bin WangThe role of Tropomyosin 5NM 1 in regulation of cell proliferationSchool of Medical Sciences, UNSWTwo-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2013

2012 Round 2

 Melissa DesouzaDefining the role of tropomyosins in apoptosisSchool of Medical Sciences, UNSWTwo-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2012
 Janet LongNetwork structure and the role of key players in a translational research networkAustralian Institute of Health Innovation, UNSWCompleted in 2014:   PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2012
 Sean MaThe Role of ROR2 in Colorectal CancerPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2012
 Leonardo PasalicPathogenesis of Thromboembolism in Cancer: Neutrophils, Tissue Factor and MicroparticlesPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2012
 Eric QiaoCharacterising the origins, functions and identity of mesenchymal stem cells at sites of embryonic haematopoiesisPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 2 2012

2012 Round 1

 Jackie HuangPhosphorylation of ERG in normal haematopoietic and leukaemic cellsPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2012 
 Jonathon Marks-BluthBmp signalling regulates distinct stages of blood formation during embryonic developmentPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWTwo-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2012
 Nina NaIncidence and risk factors for cancer after heart, lung and liver transplantation in AustraliaPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWCompleted in 2015:   Two-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2012
 Peter ZarzourCytosine Modifications in the Epigenetic Regulation of Colonic Stem Cell DifferentiationPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWThree-year PhD Scholarship Top-upRound 1 2012

2012

 Malgorzata (Gosia) DrwalInvestigation of a tumour enzyme as a predictor of patient response to an Australian anti-cancer drugSchool of Medical Sciences, UNSWCompleted in 2013: PhD Scholarship Top-up 2012
 Emma RamsayApplication of computer-aided methods for the design of novel DNA topoisomerase inhibitors and potential anticancer agentsPrince of Wales Clinical School, UNSWCompleted in 2014: PhD Scholarship Top-up 2012