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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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Research Scholarship Awards – Round 5

Sydney Vital is pleased to announce the awardees for round 5 of our research scholarships awards. Congratulations to all our awardees and those who applied.

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Research Fellowship in the area of Nanotechnology – CLOSED

Applications are invited from suitably qualified researchers for a Research Fellowship under Sydney Vital Flagship Program 3: Nanotechnology.

This is also to invite any of you interested in Translational Cancer Research to become a member of Sydney Vital.

Key Dates

Call for Applications: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 27th February 2017
Announcement of Outcome aim at: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Please read on: Flagship3_ Nanotechnology_Research Fellowship_ Application_2017-31012017

Please let us know if you have any further questions.

Email: [email protected] for general information regarding your application submission.

Email: Alexander Engel: [email protected] for specific question regarding the Flagship 3.

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Sydney Vital Cancer Conference 2016

The Sydney Vital Centre Conference 2016 (SCVV 2016) saw a panel of medical specialists, patient advocates and patients gather at the Kolling Institute to discuss how cancer research improves outcomes.

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Research Scholarship Applications Round 5 – CLOSED

Sydney Vital is pleased to offer 5 x Research Scholarship Awards to the value of $10,000 each for one year, to students, preclinical and clinical researchers working in the area of Translational Cancer Research.

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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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Implementation Research _ Seed Funding Round 2 – CLOSED

ABOUT THE EOI

Sydney Vital is calling for proposals for implementation research pilot projects via an Expression of Interests (EOI) process.

This expression of interest (EOI) may include (but are not limited to) the following themes:

  •  Educate Sydney Vital member network on implementation (T3) of evidence based supportive care strategies for cancer symptoms and treatment side effects.
  •  Develop Health Professional Education modules using e-learning techniques which can be made available to clinicians in NSW.
  •  Identify new clinical pathways or techniques based on the evidence based guidelines suitable for implementation
  •  Test methods for delivery of psychosocial support and reduction of treatment toxicity
  •  Identify ways to improve management of survivorship issues in cancer patients including cognitive dysfunction.
  •  Implement communication skills training or other self- care strategies for staff working with late stage cancer patients.
  •  Test new methods of care or prognostic factors for patients with late stage cancer.

FUNDING AVAILABLE

Up to $25,000 in funding to support the undertaking of an implementation research project. The funding must be spent within 12 months of receiving the award. Management team may allocate funding to one or more implementation research projects in the 2015-2016 calendar year.

For further information: Implementation Research_Seed Funding Round 2

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Implementation Research Seed Funding Round 2

ABOUT THE EOI

Sydney Vital is calling for proposals for implementation research pilot projects via an Expression of Interests (EOI) process.

This expression of interest (EOI) may include (but are not limited to) the following themes:

  •  Educate Sydney Vital member network on implementation (T3) of evidence based supportive care strategies for cancer symptoms and treatment side effects.
  •  Develop Health Professional Education modules using e-learning techniques which can be made available to clinicians in NSW.
  •  Identify new clinical pathways or techniques based on the evidence based guidelines suitable for implementation
  •  Test methods for delivery of psychosocial support and reduction of treatment toxicity
  •  Identify ways to improve management of survivorship issues in cancer patients including cognitive dysfunction.
  •  Implement communication skills training or other self- care strategies for staff working with late stage cancer patients.
  •  Test new methods of care or prognostic factors for patients with late stage cancer.

FUNDING AVAILABLE

Up to $25,000 in funding to support the undertaking of an implementation research project. The funding must be spent within 12 months of receiving the award. Management team may allocate funding to one or more implementation research projects in the 2015-2016 calendar year.

For further information: Implementation Research_Seed Funding Round 2

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Research Scholarship Awards Round 3 – CLOSED

Sydney Vital is pleased to offer 5 x Research Scholarship Awards to the value of $15,000 each for one year to students, preclinical and clinical researchers working in the area of Translational Cancer Research. These awards are to be used to support the research and are to be spent at the discretion of the student and their supervisor(s).

Key Dates for Round 3

Call for Applications: 1 September 2015

Closing Date for Applications: 1 October 2015

Announcement of Outcome: 1 November 2015

Sydney Vital_Research Scholar Award_Guidelines_Round 3_2015

Sydney Vital Research Scholarship_General Feedback_Round 2

Other Grant Opportunities

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Implementation Research Pilot projects – CLOSED

CALL FOR EOI’S

Sydney Vital is calling for proposals for implementation research pilot projects via an Expression of Interests (EOI) process.
Sydney Vital will provide financial support for a number of implementation research projects in the 2015 calendar year.

This expression of interest (EOI) may include (but are not limited to) the following themes:
• Educate Sydney Vital member network on implementation (T3) of evidence based supportive care strategies for cancer symptoms and treatment side effects.
• Develop Health Professional Education modules using e-learning techniques which can be made available to clinicians in NSW.
• Identify new clinical pathways or techniques based on the evidence based guidelines suitable for implementation
• Test methods for delivery of psychosocial support and reduction of treatment toxicity
• Evaluating new approaches to breast reconstruction and their impact on Quality of Life (QoL).
• Identify ways to improve management of survivorship issues in cancer patients.
• Test new methods of care or prognostic factors for patients with late stage cancer.

FUNDING AVAILABLE
Up to $25,000 in funding to support the undertaking of an implementation research project. The funding must be spent within 12 months of receiving the award. Management team may allocate funding to one or more projects.

Read More: Implementation Research_Seed Funding 2015_EOI
Closing Date for EOI’s: Friday, 5 June 2015

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