News & Events

Grant Success
8 health and medical research projects have received a total of over $19 million in funding in the latest round of Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), announced by The Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon Greg Hunt MP, along with 1 project funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Clinical Trials and Cohorts Grants announced separately. The funding will ena...
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  • 16 August 2021
Award
Congratulations to Dr Tegan Cheng and Dr Orazio Vittorio for being awarded the 2021 Young Tall Poppy Science Award! The Tall Poppy Science Award is an initiative of the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS), acknowledging excellence in research and commitment to communicating science to a broad audience. The awards are held in each state to celebrate researchers across science, eng...
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Gene Therapy
The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) and Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) are pleased to announce the establishment of the Australian Genome Therapeutics Centre (AGTC), which will transform the treatment of children with serious inherited diseases and contribute to the development of exciting new treatment options for a wide range of other diseases, including cancer, across...
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  • 08 March 2021
Webinar Series
Missed out on our first webinar of the year? Watch the video of this webinar to hear from two esteemed leaders in the field of paediatric cancer and pioneers in CAR-T cell therapy. Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T cell therapy is the most therapeutic advancement in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia for generations and is a new form of immunotherapy approach to cancer. The CAR-T cell therapy appro...
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  • 09 February 2021
Webinar Series
We are back with our series of webinars which explores the way Advanced Therapeutics is driving clinicians and researchers to prepare for a new wave of therapies, revolutionising the future of paediatric health care. Register now and hear from two esteemed leaders in the field of paediatric cancer and pioneers in CAR-T cell therapy. Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T cell therapy is the most th...
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  • 21 December 2020
Advanced Therapeutics
We are Australia's leaders in Paediatric Gene Therapy.  Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) is the largest network of hospitals and services for children in Australia. Along with our Luminesce Alliance (LA) partners, we are national leaders in diagnostic, data and disease modelling research, with the knowledge and expertise that will be required to develop, evaluate...
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  • 19 October 2020
Close up of a microscope. this image is associated with the latest news on cancer research article published 20 October 2020
Paediatric cancer research
Each year, an average of 1000 children and adolescents in Australia are diagnosed with cancer and of these, 3 children die each week. Treating childhood cancer has been challenging, as every child and every cancer is unique. Recent advances in knowledge and personalised treatment found through research are now improving the survival rates for many with this devastating disease. ZERO Childhood...
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Grant Success
Kids Research, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is delighted to announce the tremendous success of our researchers in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant and Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) round. Together with University of Sydney (USYD) and University of New South Wales (UNSW), more than $13.8...
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  • 01 November 2019
Awards
Congratulations to Professor Glenn Marshall AM FAHMS, Director of the Kids Cancer Alliance, renowned clinician and researcher in the field of paediatric oncology who has been awarded the 2019 NSW Outstanding Cancer Research of the Year. This prestigious award recognises and celebrates Prof Marshall’s influential and significant role in both discovery science and clinical translation of childho...
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Education
There is no doubt that successful research and treatment is built upon a very important path – education. Members of the Children’s Cancer Research Unit (CCRU) are committed to training the next generation of childhood cancer researchers. In recent years senior researcher Associate Professor Geraldine O’Neill has invested considerable time towards the education of undergraduate students and ea...
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