Lowy Cancer Research Centre

Phil Hogg2
16 June 2014
If properly designed, the proposed $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund would keep talented researchers in Australia and help bolster exactly the kind of high-tech clever manufacturing industries we need, writes Phil Hogg.
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05 June 2013
It's frustrating that patients do not or aren't able to act on results showing their genetic risk factors for cancer, argues Robyn Ward.
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03 December 2012
Using a super-resolution fluorescent microscope, medical scientists are a step closer to understanding why and how human immune cells decide to activate or not, thus enabling or preventing disease taking hold in the body.
Philip Hogg and Pierre Dilda
18 September 2012
Human trials have begun on a groundbreaking anti-cancer drug, developed at UNSW, with the power to shrink tumours and potentially provide an alternative to chemotherapy.
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13 March 2012
Four of the world's best minds in brain cancer research will join UNSW's Lowy Cancer Research Centre as part of a new visiting academic program.
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16 August 2011
Scientists have found a new genetic mechanism that makes some families more susceptible to colorectal, bowel and other cancers.
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21 July 2011
Australia's Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb, has launched the Australian Centre for Nanomedicine at UNSW - the first research centre of its kind in the nation.
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15 July 2011
The medical research community can only be encouraged by the level of commitment demonstrated by the NSW government's $30 million funding to fast track cancer research, UNSW's Dean of Medicine, Professor Peter Smith, says.
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01 July 2011
Researchers have made a genetic blueprint of the Tasmanian Devil genome which may help answer questions about adult and childhood cancer.
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10 May 2011
Scientists at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre say a new treatment approach for childhood cancer may also offer hope to adults with lung cancer.
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11 March 2011
Three world-first clinical trials to tackle one of the most common and aggressive childhood cancers have been backed by $6 million in federal government funding.
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11 January 2011
Eight years ago UNSW Honours student Shiloh Middlemiss was a plucky teenager battling cancer. Now she is searching for a cure for the very disease that almost killed her.
29 June 2010
UNSW has thanked its million dollar-plus donors for their generous support at a special event hosted by the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor.
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28 May 2010
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was joined by NSW Premier Kristina Keneally to officially open the Lowy Cancer Research Centre at UNSW.
25 May 2010
UNSW's Lowy Cancer Research Centre, to be officially launched on Friday, has won three of the State's highest cancer research honours.
24 May 2010
Australia's first integrated cancer research facility - the Lowy Cancer Research Centre - will be officially opened this Friday 28 May.
10 June 2008
UNSW and the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation are tackling the rising incidence of brain cancer by establishing a research facility in neuro-oncology.
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23 October 2007
NSW Premier Morris Iemma and businessman and philanthropist Frank Lowy today turned the first sod at the site of the Lowy Cancer Research Centre at UNSW.
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09 October 2007
A UNSW researcher has developed a world-first test which will radically improve cancer management.
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25 June 2007
Prominent businessman and philanthropist Mr Frank Lowy and family have agreed to donate $10 million towards the cost of a major new research facility on the UNSW campus.