Top-up & 3-year Scholarship Winners

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 Centre, The University of Sydney for her research on “Keeping them connected: Developing and piloting an online education support program for adolescent cancer patients and survivors, their parents and teachers”.

and the remaining students all from the Children’s Cancer Institute and UNSW Sydney:-

Alexis Minchaca-Acosta – “Translocation of Endoplasmic Reticulum Chaperones to the Cell Surface in Brain Cancers”;

Alice Salib – “Exploring the oncogenic role of the splicing associated protein, SNRPD3, in MYCN-driven neuroblastoma”;

Patricia Sullivan – “Diagnosing the undiagnosed: using computational biology to advance our understanding of the genetic causes of human disease”; and

Vinay Vinay – “Circulating tumour microRNAs-based biosensors for early monitoring of minimal residual disease in paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia”.