There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked goods. And on Lung Cancer Day (1st August), the Ingham foyer was flooded with the wafting aroma of cakes, muffins and cookies drawing people from their offices in droves.
Sometimes the tiniest details can make all the difference. Nowhere is this more evident than at the Centre for Circulating Tumour Cell Diagnostics and Research (CCDR) where Associate Professor, Therese Becker and her team have been delving into blood samples, on a minute scale, with the aim of identifying personal cancer characteristics known as biomarkers.
Sometimes, one person can set you on a path which ultimately shapes your whole career. For Joseph Po, CONCERT’s Biobank Manager, that person was his high school biology teacher.
The CONCERT Grant Awards recipients have been announced with seven grants awarded for 2019-2020. These inaugural grants have been made possible by the hard work of the CONCERT Council. .
The CONCERT Biobank are a dedicated team committed to providing the best biospecimens for medical research across South West Sydney, Illawarra/Shoalhaven and the ACT.
Members of CONCERT’s Community Cancer Panel and cancer researchers came together on Friday 12th July for an afternoon of learning, sharing of ideas, and of course, some socialising.
1080 people descended on the William Inglis Hotel on 5th and 6th June 2019 to listen to a myriad of presentations ranging from cannabinoid use in the treatment of chronic pain to building healthy airports.
Linda Music joins South West Sydney Research (SWSR) and CONCERT as their Communications Officer.
In July 2011, Professor Afaf Girgis was appointed to develop and lead the Psycho-Oncology Research Group, under the umbrella of the Translational Cancer Research Unit, funded by the Cancer Institute NSW.