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UNSW Sydney celebrates 10 finalists in the ‘Oscars of science’.

Clare Stephens

Ten UNSW academics, PhD candidates and alumni will travel to esteemed US research institutions and organisations under the flagship foreign exchange program.

Orazio Vittorio

Childhood cancer researcher Dr Orazio Vittorio has received a 2021 Young Tall Poppy Science Award for his work in developing treatments for childhood cancers.

Dr Orazio Vittorio

Dr Orazio Vittorio from Children’s Cancer Institute and UNSW Sydney has been recognised for his exceptional contribution to childhood cancer research.

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Australia’s Zero Childhood Cancer program has so far identified the genetic basis of a child’s cancer in more than 90 per cent of cases, new research shows.

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UNSW Sydney celebrates seven finalists heralded in the ‘Oscars of science’.

Dr Orazio Vittorio

Researchers from Children’s Cancer Institute and UNSW Sydney have published a paper describing how copper in tumours modulates tumour immune evasion.

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.

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. 

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A 3D printer that can print replicas of different types of cancers and surrounding cells has won one of Australia's major design awards.

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