NSW Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year
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 childhood cancer research. In his role as founding Director of the Kids Cancer Alliance, a translational cancer research network comprising of 3 children’s medical research institutes - Kids Research, Children’s Medical Research Institute and Children’s Cancer Institute, Prof Marshall has built a framework that has enabled the acceleration of the translation of research from bench to bedside.
With over 190 original and review research articles on various biological and clinical aspects of child cancer published, Professor Marshall’s dedication and passion also translates through his mentoring experience – having mentored more than 50 clinical fellows, research students and post-doctoral fellows in the field of childhood cancer.
Additionally, Prof Marshall is the Clinical Director of the Zero Childhood Cancer program, a full time paediatric haematologist and oncologist in the Kids Cancer Centre at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, a conjoint Professor, School of Women and Children’s Health at UNSW Sydney and Director of the Chronic Illness in Childhood academic stream of SPHERE, the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise.
The Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year Award recognises an individual researcher that has made an active, outstanding and sustained contribution to any field of cancer research in NSW. A well-deserved award, Professor Marshall continues to be driven to improve the lives of the many children and young people living with cancer every day.