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Scientia PhD scholar Maria Lastra Cagigas working in the Cellular and Genetic Medicine Unit laboratory at UNSW

The discovery gives scientists new directions for future cancer research.

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Professor Peter Gunning has been recognised by the Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology for his research which potentially impacts a broad range of diseases including childhood and adult cancers.

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Children fighting a life-threatening form of cancer could be treated with a revolutionary anti-cancer therapy as early as next year, following the formation of a research alliance to fast-track development of a drug pioneered by UNSW researchers.

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The unique partnership between Professor Peter Gunning and The Kids’ Cancer Project is leading to a new treatment for children fighting childhood cancer, as featured on ABC TV’s Australian Story. VIDEO

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Children with the particularly lethal cancer neuroblastoma could benefit from potentially life-saving treatment, following breakthrough work led by UNSW medical researchers.VIDEO

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An innovative cutting tool for the mining industry has won Engineering's Professor Liangchi Zhang UNSW's Inventor of the Year award.