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Looking for a PhD scheme that combines outstanding supervision, an exceptional research environment and an individualised professional development plan? The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme 2020 is now open. Only those determined to make a difference in the world need apply.

The post UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme 2020 now open appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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In research published this week, scientists have found that a therapy originally developed to treat Alzheimer’s Disease could hold promise for children with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

The post Therapy developed for Alzheimer’s Disease could offer hope to leukaemia patients appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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Leukaemia is a cancer of the blood cells and bone marrow. In the case of acute myeloid leukaemia, it starts with a single cell known as a ‘leukaemia stem cell’. This cell is also thought to be responsible for relapse after treatment. So what do we know about it?

The post Science Spotlight: leukaemia stem cells appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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Endure for a Cure 2019, a unique 12-hour cycling challenge, will take place on Friday 3 May. Corporate teams, high school children, and some of our own staff will push themselves to the limit to raise funds for childhood cancer research.

The post Endure for a Cure 2019 – the power of the pedal appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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Dr Angelica Merlot, an NHMRC, CINSW and Scientia Research Fellow in our Tumour Biology and Targeting Program, has been named 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year.

The post Dr Angelica Merlot awarded 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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Last year we recruited our first two Team Leaders in a newly created role. One of them was Dr Charles de Bock. He was working in Belgium at the time but has since returned to Australia, and he took up the Team Leader position last month. Let’s find out something about him.

The post Meet new Team Leader, Dr Charles de Bock appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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Our researchers have found a way to dramatically slow neuroblastoma growth, using a combination of drugs that starves cells of essential nutrients called polyamines.

The post Our researchers combine an old drug with a new one to starve neuroblastoma appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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Research Assistant Olivia Ciampa recently spent six months working in a collaborator’s lab at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA. I asked her why she went there, what it was like, and what she achieved.

The post Researcher travels 14,500 km to find better treatments for neuroblastoma appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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Groundbreaking research from our Leukaemia Biology Program has revealed how acute lymphoblastic leukaemia can become resistant to a class of anti-cancer drugs called glucocorticoids.

The post Fundamental mechanism behind chemotherapy resistance revealed appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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Curing childhood cancer requires global effort. In this new blog series, you’ll meet some of the many national and international partners who are working with us to make it happen. We’ll start with Cancer Therapeutics CRC.

The post Partnerships: Cancer Therapeutics CRC appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute.

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