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June 2016

  The TCRN is a translational cancer research centre program funded by the Cancer Institute NSW Cancer Institute NSW  
bullet TCRN's June Nexus
From July 1st the TCRN move forward with the next phase 2016-2021 under the leadership of Director Prof David Goldstein. Read about our upcoming Flagship projects.

The TCRN recently hosted a Health Economics Workshop which was the latest in a series of Implementation Science Community of Practice events. Presenting on the day were Prof Marion Haas and Richard De Abreu Lourenco of the UTS Centre for Health Research Economics and Evaluation (“CHERE”).

This month we feature TCRN Consumer Advisory Committee ("CAC") member Kathryn Leaney, who has been involved in working with members on a number of translational research projects.

Along with our own TCRC grant, TCRN members were also successful in new grants and fellowships awarded by the Cancer Institute NSW including Dr Mark Polizzotto (interview below), Dr Anchit Khanna and Dr Elizabeth Hinde. Congratulations to all!

TCRN_symbol_print jpeg TCRN Successful in CINSW Refunding Bid

Five more years: TCRN success in securing Cancer Institute NSW translational cancer research centre funding for second term. Plus TCRN members success in funding announcement...
Learn more about the TCRN Flagships for 2016-2021

Richard De Abreau Lourenco from CHERE, UTS Crunching the Numbers: Health Economics and the Role of the Researcher

A TCRN-hosted workshop has given implementation specialists a solid grounding in health economics and its role in the design and implementation of health care services and interventions...
Richard De Abreau Lourenco from CHERE, UTS on measuring outcomes - the other side of the coin #QALYs #healtheconomics #impsci

TCRN CAC Member Kathryn Leaney CAC Member Profile: Kathryn Leaney

Despite joining the TCRN’s Consumer Advisory Committee only last year, Kathryn Leaney has wasted no time getting involved with a range of translational research projects...
Kathryn is currently providing consumer input into four TCRN projects that span the breadth of translational cancer research...

Mark Polizzotto_interview.jpeg Mark Polizzotto's Research on HIV related cancers; New Hope to Save Lives

TCRN Member Mark Polizzotto from the Kirby Institute, UNSW was recently awarded Cancer Institute NSW Future Cancer Researcher grant.
He talks about his work on HIV-related cancers and upcoming clinical trials on drugs that could prevent certain cancers in people with HIV.
Watch video interview of Mark Polizzotto via YouTube

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program_Cancer Institute NSW New Campaign Aims to Increase Bowel Screening Participation

A new campaign, ‘A Gift for Living’, aired by the Cancer Institute NSW encourages people aged 50-74 to participate in the National Bowel Screening Program. Check it out today!
GPs play a vital role to encourage people aged 50-75 to screen for bowel cancer. Check out new campaign

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