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31 January 2017

New approach to lung cancer treatment

Within the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) labs, Adelaide’s Medical Research Institute dedicated to cancer, a new drug has been developed with the potential to revolutionise the treatment of lung cancer.

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24 January 2017

CCB researchers find link between caspase-2 and cancer prevention

A common enzyme Caspase-2 found in mammals that kills damaged cells before they become cancerous is being hailed as an important breakthrough in understanding the treatment of the disease.

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16 January 2017

CCB Consumer Advocacy Group

Consumer advocates provide a powerful voice to ensure the successful outcomes of cancer research by working together with scientists to make decisions about health research priorities, policy and practice.

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23 December 2016

Christmas has come early!

We have just taken delivery of state-of-the-art research equipment 3D HISTECH to help us realise our vision to find causes and cures for cancer. We would like to thank the Australian Cancer Research Foundation and all of their generous donors for making this possible.

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21 December 2016

Vascular Biology lab awarded funding from CTMCRC

Congratulations to CCB's Vascular Biology laboratory for receiving new funding from the Cell Therapy Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (CTMCRC) and Medvet.

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22 November 2016

CCB’s Cancer Research Recognised

The Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) has received a significant boost to its 2017 cancer research program with 13 grants totalling approximately 9 million dollars. The CCB’s high rate of grant success was approximately double the nation’s average for applicants across the nation’s Medical Research Institutes and Universities.....

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21 November 2016

New Fellowships to the CCB

Congratulations to the following CCB members who have been awarded Fellowships. Profs Greg Goodall and Sue Branford who have just been awarded NHMRC Fellowships. Dr Simon Conn for winning an ARC Future Fellowship. Dr Sarah Boyle in Dr Michael Samuel’s lab who was awarded a RAH Research Committee Early Career Fellowship.

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4 November 2016

A/Prof Claudine Bonder winner of 2016 Winnovation Award

Congratulations to the CCB’s Associate Professor Claudine Bonder who has won the 2016 Winnovation (Women in Innovation) Award in the 2016 Emerging Innovator category!


23 August 2016

Enterprising Research: Revealing information about disease progression in cancer

CCB's Dr Michael Samuel works closely with the Future Industries Institute to find ways of measuring changes in stiffness around cancers to help doctors give patients prognostic information about their disease

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13 July 2016

Neurosurgical Research Foundation supports Glioblastoma breakthrough

New research from Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) could support more effective chemotherapy treatment for one of the most lethal brain cancers, Glioblastoma. The research will receive a boost of $68,000 from the Neurosurgical Research Foundation (NRF), allowing leading brain cancer researcher, Professor Stuart Pitson, to take his work one-step closer to clinical application.

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