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September 2018

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bullet Welcome to the Nexus for September 2018
This month, we encourage you to register for the TCRN Symposium on October 30. The full program will be announced very soon so watch this space!

We also offer a number of opportunities for our members, firstly HEAT are offering an Introduction to Health Economics Webinar and a Drop in Advice clinic. Spaces are limited so register now! Registration is also open for our very popular annual consumer engagement workshop.

A number of TCRN members have made the news recently, we share their stories below.

Congratulations to our recently awarded PhD Scholarship Top-Up awardees. Please see the details of our upcoming grant opportunities.

Finally, we share some interesting articles from our members.

TCRN_symbol_print jpeg Register for 2018 TCRN Symposium - Tuesday, October 30th

The 2018 Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) Symposium will be held on October 30, 2018 at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre. The purpose of the symposium is to highlight and celebrate our members research achievements over the past two years.

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Screen Shot 2018-03-29 at 2.12.38 pm TCRN Grant News: Conference & Professional Development Grants are NOW OPEN!

The TCRN Conference & Professional Development Grants for Round 1, 2019 will open on September 17th and close on October 29th for the travel between January 1st 2019 – June 30th 2019.

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HEAT Logo_NEXUS Introduction to Health Economics Webinar

Join HEAT (Health Economics Advice for Research Translation) members, Professor Marion Haas and A/Professor Richard De Abreu Lourenco for an Introduction to Health Economics webinar on October 8 from 5-6pm.

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Congratulations03-87eea811c75f9f64f315d8647721e209 Congratulations to the Recipients of Round 2, 2018 PhD Scholarship Top-up Award!

We are very pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of TCRN PhD Scholarship and PhD Top-up Awards.

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HEAT Logo_NEXUS HEAT – Drop-in Advice Clinic

On October 31, HEAT members Professor Marion Haas and A/Professor Richard De Abreu Lourenco will be available for a 30 minute 1:1 advice clinic.

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Consumer TCRN Consumer Workshop - November 13th 2018

Members are invited to our annual TCRN Consumer Workshop. This workshop will highlight what is successful consumer engagement in research and also allow members to meet 1:1 with our consumer panel to discuss their research plan. Spaces are limited!

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Kathryn Leaney Best First Time Oral Presentation Award - Cancer Innovations Conference 2018

Congratulations to Consumer Advisory Panel (CAP) member Kathryn Leaney who won the Best first time oral presentation at the Cancer Innovations Conference on 13 September. Kathryn was presenting on behalf of the TCRN CAP and the presentation was entitled 'A systematic and multi-level consumer engagement model that brings researchers and consumers to a common goal: Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN).

180823_cancerbloottest_small_1 5th Thomas Ashworth CTC & Liquid Biopsy Symposium

The 5th Thomas Ashworth CTC & Liquid Biopsy Symposium 2018 to be held at the Aerial UTS Function Centre, Sydney, Australia. The Symposium will run over 2 days on September 27th & 28th 2018 enabling cutting-edge advances in liquid biopsy translational research and clinical practice to be explored.

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Screen Shot 2018-09-04 at 9.25.27 am Daily Telegraph News Article: TCRN Supported PhD Candidate Nicole Yuwono

Nicole Yuwono, A TCRN supported PhD student was recently featured in the news discussing her hopes to harness the power of DNA to create the first-ever blood-based population ovarian cancer screening test.

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Screen Shot 2018-09-07 at 2.15.02 pm 46th Annual Tow Coast Association Health & Medical Research Early Career Awards

The 46th Annual Tow Coast Association Health & Medical Research Early Career Awards will be held on Friday 30th November 2018 at the Edmund Blacket Building, Prince of Wales Hospital.

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Microscope Grant Announcement: Brain and Breast Cancer Collaborative Grant

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation is delighted to announce a new approach to tackling brain and breast cancers thanks to a collaborative grant with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF).

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Publications.jpeg Recent Interesting Articles from TCRN members

This month we share articles from a diverse array of TCRN members from across the network. The manuscripts have been featured in publications such as Nature Communications, Endocrinology and Metabolism, International Journal of Hyperthermia, and BMJ.

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