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10 December 2015

Accelerating discovery towards cancer diagnosis and treatment

The Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) has been awarded $2 million funding from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) to establish the world-class ACRF Cancer Discovery Accelerator facility in Adelaide. The grant was presented at the ACRF awards dinner in Sydney last night.

4 December 2015

New world-class rating for advanced cancer research

The Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) and aligned research in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Clinical Sciences and Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences have all earned the highest possible world-class rating in the 2015 the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results.

24 November 2015

The Clifford Prize for Cancer Research 2015

The Clifford Prize for Cancer Research was presented to Professor Inder Verma and Professor Jane Visvader at Seventh Barossa Meeting on Cell Signalling in Cancer Biology and Therapy. The bi-annual prize is presented by the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB), South Australia, for outstanding international achievement in cancer research.

23 November 2015

What's the fuss? campaign

The What's the fuss? campaign in support of medical research and the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) was launched at Parliament House on 19 October. The campaign aims to give the community a better understanding of the important role health & medical research plays in all our lives.

16 November 2015

CCB’s ACRF Cancer Genomics Facility wins SA Health Award for Excellence in Non-clinical Services

CCB’s ACRF Cancer Genomics Facility wins SA Health Award for Excellence in Non-clinical Services for Implementation of Clinical Next Generation Sequencing. Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), dramatically improving the speed and numbers of diagnoses for patients and families affected by genetic disease, at reduced cost to the health care system.

9 November 2015

NHMRC Research Fellowship awarded to Professor Sharad Kumar

NHMRC Research Fellowship has been awarded to Professor Sharad Kumar, Co-Director of the Centre for Cancer Biology, who has contributed to many significant discoveries with broad implications in biomedicine

9 November 2015

CCB researchers secure four NHMRC project grants

Centre for Cancer Biology researchers won four NHMRC grants. Dr Michael Samuel winning funding for two projects and other researchers receiving funding were Associate Professor Claudine Bonder and CCB co-director Professor Sharad Kumar.

7 October 2015

AAHMS Fellows

Two of CCB’s top health researchers have been inducted as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS). The Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) research leaders Professor Hamish Scott and Professor Gregory Goodall were inducted as new Fellows at the AAHMS first Annual Scientific Meeting and dinner in Canberra last night.

7 October 2015

Dr Quenten Schwarz wins the 2015 South Australian Leading Light Award

The Australian Society of Medical Research has named the head of the Neurovascular Research Laboratory at the Centre for Cancer Biology Dr Quenten Schwarz as the winner of the 2015 South Australian Leading Light Award for his achievements in developmental biology including research into the origins of schizophrenia and autism.

28 July 2015

Understanding GATA2

How one molecule may hold the key to treating lymphoedema.  Researchers at the CCB – have unlocked another piece of the gene puzzle in relation to the debilitating condition of lymphoedema. 

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