Children’s Cancer Institute

Artist impression of the COVID-19 virus

Researchers will investigate treatment measures for COVID-19 infection and the aerosol transmission of SARS-COV-2.

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Six UNSW Sydney projects chosen as finalists for Australia’s leading science awards.

Catherine Greenhill and Michelle Haber

UNSW Sydney professors from UNSW Science and UNSW Medicine & Health have been recognised among the nation’s most distinguished scientists.

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A breakthrough in 3D bioprinting that will revolutionise cancer research is among the UNSW projects which have received a prestigious Eureka Prize award.

 Maria Kavallaris and Gladys Berejiklian

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

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Specialised robots will rapidly test hundreds of treatments for kids with high-risk cancers at a $1.5M Children's Cancer Institute centre opened by Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove.

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Australian scientists have discovered the mechanism that accelerates the childhood cancer neuroblastoma and identifed an experimental drug with the potential to stop the disease in its tracks.

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New drugs to treat children with aggressive cancers will be fast-tracked into clinical trials thanks to $2 million awarded to the Children’s Cancer Institute.