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Sydney Vital Contributes In World-First Cancer Trial

A world-first trial of a next-generation cancer treatment which uses a tailored does of radioactive copper to target tumours is underway at Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH). This new treatment approach had been developed in conjunction with Sydney Vital and Clarity Pharmaceuticals.

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Flagship 2 collaboration paper wins 2nd prize in the International-Atom Indonesia Best Paper Awards

A team of international collaborators under Sydney Vital’s Flagship 2, has won the 2nd prize in the 2nd International-Atom Indonesia Best Paper Awards 2018 (I-AIBPA 2018)

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The Latest Developments in Immunotherapy – Basic Science, Transalational and Clinical: Immuno-Oncology Symposium

On Thursday, 29th November, Sydney Vital hosted an Immuno-Oncology Symposium, which aims at bringing up the Latest Developments in Immunotherapy- Basic Science, Translational and Clinical.

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Grace Lim Awarded Sydney Vital Travel Award

Ms Grace Lim, the PhD student under our Thyroid Cancer TCE (Translational Centre of Excellence), was awarded a Sydney Vital Travel Grant to attend and present her research study at this year’s annual meeting of the American Thyroid Association.

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Sydney/NSW Thyroid Cancer Interest Group – November Case Discussion Meeting

On Thursday, 9th November, we were proud to present our second Thyroid Cancer Interest Group this year with our sponsor- Eisai Australia.

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Dr Andrew Care Awarded Early Career Fellowship from Cancer Institute NSW

Dr Andrew Care has been a member of Sydney Vital since 2017 and this year was awarded a 2018 Early Career Fellowship from the Cancer Institute NSW.

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Scalp Cooling – What Is It?

Chemotherapy induced hair-loss can be very demotivating, distressing and it knocks the confidence of many who have to go through it.

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What is Translational Cancer Research?

Cancer research is one of the most talked about topics and rightly so. Cancer research is making incredible breakthroughs and paving the way for a future where cancer can be cured and prevented.

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Funding Awarded By Sydney Vital

The research projects below were awarded by Sydney Vital. We will post their progress when it is submitted and to keep up-to-date with our scholarships, funding and awards, check out our grant schemes.

#AwardeeInstitutionSupervisorResearch TitleAmount
Awarded
1Jerikho BulanadiKolling Institute of Medical ResearchProf Ross SmithChemotherapeutic prodrugs incorporated within recombinant high density lipoprotein nanoparticles as a modality of targeted delivery.$15,000
2Emma ColvillSydney University Medical SchoolProf Paul KeallThe bench-to-bedside clinical implementation of real-time targeted radiotherapy for prostate cancer$15,000
3Grace GiffordHaematology and Anatomical Pathology Departments. Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, SydneyDr William StevensonGene expression profiling of high grade B-cell lymphomas with NanoString nCounter technology. Validation of a novel diagnostic platform and implementation into clinical use for prognostication and therapeutic decision-making.$15,000
4Dr Anthony GloverKolling Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore HospitalProf Stanley SidhuNoncoding RNAs as tumour suppressors in adrenal cancer: Unlocking the mechanisms to improve patient outcomes.$15,000
5Diana HatoumFaculty of Science, UTS SydneyDr Najah NassifA Role for p14ARF-p53 in Treatment Resistance and Recurrence in Hormone-dependent Breast Cancer.$15,000
6Samuel BrennanFaculty of Science, UTS SydneyDr Rose Martiniello-WilksDevelopment of a non-invasive liquid biopsy for prostate cancer: Identification of unique exosome microRNA (exomiR) signatures in patient body fluids for cancer diagnosis and prognosis.$15,000
7Ben HarrisSydney Medical School, University of SydneyDr Kellie CharlesInvestigating mechanisms of chemoresistance to platinum drugs mediated by systemic inflammation.
$15,000
8Adrian LeeBill Walsh Translation Cancer Research Laboratory, Kolling InstituteDr Viive Howell"Do molecular aberrations in the tumour predict for venous thrombotic episodes in patients with
glioblastoma multiforme?"
$15,000
9Jaynish ShahSydney Medical School, University of SydneyProf Deborah MarshInvestigating the complexity of p53 pathways in ovarian cancer: are non-coding RNAs the key?$15,000
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Implementing excellent supportive care evidence into action

 

A presentation about scalp cooling, preventing chemotherapy induced alopecia.

Courtesy of Professor Fran Boyle

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