News Archive

News Archive

16 March 2015

Local discovery opens research door to beating cancer spread

The CCB’s Cell Signalling Laboratory, headed by Adjunct Associate Professor Yeesim Khew-Goodall, in collaboration with a research group headed by Monash University’s Professor Roger Daly, have discovered some of the key enzymes that control the secretion of metastasis-promoting proteins.

13 March 2015

Headstart in Stopping Cancer

A study by a team of researchers from the Centre for Cancer Biology has revealed how molecules, known as circular RNAs, could be a leading factor in the spread of cancers including lung, breast, colon and prostate.

23 February 2015

BAPS Walkathon 2015

A number of staff and students of CCB, including co-director Prof Angel Lopez, joined the Adelaide chapter of BAPS for its very successful fundraising  walk on Saturday, 7th February

19 November 2014

NHMRC and ARC project grants awarded to the CCB

Several CCB investigators were awarded NHMRC and ARC project grants in the 2014 round.

5 August 2014

Professor Kumar awarded the 2013 FAOBMB Research Excellence Award

Professor Sharad Kumar was presented the prestigious annual FAOBMB Research Excellence Award by the the federation president.

8 July 2014

The CCB wins $6.67 million NHMRC Program grant to lead fight against leukaemia

The NHMRC announced today that the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) has been awarded a $6.67 million Program Grant to lead new research into leukaemia.

8 July 2014

Professor Angel Lopez has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science

Election as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science is one of the most prestigious honours bestowed upon a scientist in Australia.

8 November 2013

NHMRC and ARC successes for the CCB

The CCB was the recipient of 9 grants with a total value of $5,939,942in the recent NHMRC Grant round. With a the success rate was of 32% (about twice the national average) it was particularly encouraging for to see many of its young scientists succeed as well as some of the more established ones.

25 September 2013

Postgraduate Projects 2014

The CCB aims to be a hub of internationally recognised cancer research excellence, achieving tangible outcomes for cancer patients. A key platform within this goal is to foster high quality postgraduate studies to build a new generation of world-leading cancer researchers.

19 September 2013

Associate Professor Susan Branford wins the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) SA Leading Light Award

Associate Professor Susan Branford of the Leukaemia Unit, Department of Molecular and Genetic Pathology, Centre for Cancer Biology won the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) SA Leading Light Award.