Twenty years ago, Professor Michael Barton left his role as staff specialist at Westmead Hospital to head up a newly formed group: Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CCORE).
Verena Wu's story is not new. It is the story of many migrant children who, at an early age, became their parent’s voice, helping them maneuver through daily cultural and language barriers.
CONCERT is excited to announce this year’s Early Career Researcher (ECR) Grant recipients: Dr Kara Vine-Perrow from the Targeted Cancer Research Laboratory at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), University of Wollongong and Dr Gabriel Gabriel from University of New South Wales (UNSW).
Exciting changes are happening in medical oncology across Wollongong and Shoalhaven hospitals. Driven by the Head of the Medical Oncology Department, Dr Lorraine Chantrill, these changes are seeing an increased focus on research with the aim of improving outcomes for cancer patients in the future.
Will we still need radiotherapy in 20 years? This was the question posed at CONCERT’s second roundtable held on Wednesday 17th June and the answer provided by Scientia professor, Michael Barton was a resounding “Yes”.
Growing up in a small rural town in India, Sri Pothula could never have imagined that one day he would work on cutting-edge research which could, potentially, see a cure for pancreatic cancer.