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John Pimanda

UNSW Sydney researchers will conduct a clinical trial to establish the safety and efficacy of a new drug combination in the rare cancer, high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

Micrograph of a serous papillary carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) of ovary

A new tool will help researchers and clinicians to classify ovarian cancer patients’ tumours into subtypes.

David Ziegler

A researcher from UNSW Sydney and Children’s Cancer Institute has received a $1.1 million grant from the Australian Government to test a new treatment in children with brain cancer.

andrew law

In its 20th year, UNSW Sydney’s Peter Farrell Cup is identifying the next generation of leaders who will turn clever solutions into commercial success.

Magnetic Particle Imaging

Imaging technology at UNSW Sydney will help researchers discover new methods to diagnose and treat a wide spectrum of diseases.

Mask-wearing man smokes a cigarette.

Two UNSW Sydney academics discuss how coronavirus – primarily a respiratory virus – affects smokers.

Dr Omid Faridani, Dr Michelle McDonald, Dr Joanna Achinger-Kawecka and Associate Professor Alex Swarbrick)

Four UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding for pioneering work into pancreatic, breast and bone cancers.

 Maria Kavallaris and Gladys Berejiklian

Professor Maria Kavallaris, a pioneer of nanomedicine in Australia, is the 2020 NSW Premier's Woman of the Year.

Dr Orazio Vittorio. Image: Children's Cancer Institute

Cancer researcher Orazio Vittorio was completing his PhD when a tumour started to grow in his kidney. After an accidental diagnosis at university, an emergency surgery by his supervisor saved his life.