Professor Maria Kavallaris, a leading childhood cancer researcher and a pioneer of nanomedicine in Australia, is the 2020 NSW Premier's Woman of the Year.
Two outstanding UNSW Sydney researchers have today been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science with 2020 honorific awards.
UNSW Medicine Cancer Research has committed almost $250,000 in new seed grants for five interdisciplinary projects led by early- and mid-career researchers to be undertaken in 2020.
Congratulations to the five successful E/MCRs and their teams.
UNSW Medicine’s Cancer Research theme and our research partners from across the community celebrated cancer survivors and our research collaborations.
Dr Orazio Vittorio never expected to be a patient in the same hospital he worked at.
UNSW researchers have secured funding for 38 projects in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council funding round.
Almost three quarters of child cancer survivors increased their general exercise after just one consultation with an exercise physiologist, a UNSW Sydney study has found. The sessions were also motivational, with 9 out of 10 kids reporting they wanted to increase their fitness levels.
Researchers have shown why people with intellectual disability experience lower life expectancy and suggest better public health could improve outcomes.
Pancreatic cancer is an insidious disease – it is often diagnosed at an advanced stage, with about 90% of patients dying within five years of diagnosis. New projections suggest pancreatic cancer will be the second leading cause of cancer mortality by 2025.