News & Events

Cell and gene therapies is an exciting and emerging field with massive potential to revolutionise how we treat many diseases, particularly cancers, with many clinical trials in progress or having been completed in Australia. Moreover, recent announcements regarding reimbursement for Kymriah® CAR-T therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia further highlights the promising therapeutic potential of...
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Gene Therapy
Therapeutic Innovation Australia (TIA) has announced their investment of $8.8M towards leading cell and gene therapy development and manufacturing facilities across Australia over the next four years. Sydney Cell and Gene Therapy (Westmead), part of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) is one of the lead facilities that will be supported through this investment to continue work in revol...
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  • 02 May 2019
Investigating the cause of miscarriage and infertility is the focus of a new study from the Kids Research team - which will change the way clinical geneticists search for the genetic basis for unexplained, recurrent, prenatal death or infertility. “Finding the genetic cause of single gene disorders have come a long way but it’s still really difficult for families with prenatal death or miscarr...
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