On Australia Day 2021 Professor Reddel received an Order of Australia Award for his distinguished service to biomedical research in the field of adult and childhood cancer and genetics, and tertiary education. Professor Reddel has been a leader of KCA since its inception in 2011 and he currently sits on our Council and Executive Management […]
Congratulations to Anton Hsu from the Children’s Medical Research Institute and The University of Sydney on the award of his KCA 3-year Scholarship for his research on “Telomerase regulation: mechanisms and therapeutic strategies”. Congratulations also to the following KCA Top-up Scholarship recipients:- Mary Burns from the Behavioural Sciences Unit, UNSW Medicine and Brain and Mind […]
Congratulations to KCA Director, Professor Glenn Marshall on being awarded an NHMRC Investigator Grant for 2021. Professor Marshall will receive $900,000 for the project “Improving outcomes for children with cancer: targeted treatments and prevention”.
KCA’s 2020 Symposium is postponed to early 2021.
KCA is planning an early career workshop for August 2020. Students and early career post-docs (less than7 years) will be invited to submit abstracts for presentation and prizes. At this stage it will be held online. Date and further details to come once available.
The Cancer Institute NSW is calling for the Expressions of Interest for the Translational Program Grant Scheme. This scheme has a two-stage application process. KCA members are eligible to apply. To check your eligibility as a member of KCA please check our website at KCA membership criteria The guidelines have been updated and are available on […]
Last Saturday KCA had the wonderful opportunity to have six adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors meet with our researchers from Randwick and Westmead to discuss their experiences during and after cancer treatment. The aim of the meeting was to assist in guiding the direction of KCA’s future AYA cancer research. The meeting also […]