Children's Cancer Institute

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.

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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.

Angelica Merlot in the lab

Scientia Fellow Angelica Merlot is determined to outmanoeuvre some of the deadliest cancers.

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Researchers have uncovered crucial link that offers a new and potent way to target childhood cancers.

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Pancreatic and brain cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot has been nominated for 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year.

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