Orazio Vittorio

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.

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.

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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Promising research on green tea’s anti-cancer properties has been recognised in the State's top cancer research awards - one of three prizes won by UNSW.