News

Grab a coffee, take a seat and flick through our recent news articles.
Filter
Year
Type
  • First-time discovery of a common pattern in gene regulation
    News Articles
    First-time discovery of a common pattern in gene regulation
    The Centenary Institute announces first-time discovery of a common pattern in gene regulation which could provide clues for new treatments for cancer and other diseases. Cancer and many other di...
  • Sydney Catalyst November 2017 Newsletter
    News Articles
    Sydney Catalyst November 2017 Newsletter
    This month we've got an issue full to the brim with exciting news and events in the lead-up to Christmas. Two in particular will be hosted by Sydney Catalyst and we hope to see you there. This...
  • Nutrition for people with head and neck cancer – translational cancer research study
    News Articles
    Nutrition for people with head and neck cancer – translational cancer research study
    Sydney Catalyst member Merran Findlay is leading a study entitled: 'Best-evidence to best practice: Implementing an innovative model of care for nutritional management of patients with head an...
  • Sydney Catalyst April 2017 Newsletter
    Newsletters
    Sydney Catalyst April 2017 Newsletter
    This past month we said farewell to our much loved Education Project Officer, Bonnie Laxton-Blinkhorn. Bonnie was offered a position with our collaborating partner group PoCoG, as the Executiv...
  • Safety and activity of microRNA-loaded minicells in patients with recurrent malignant pleural mesothelioma: a first-in-man, phase 1, open-label, dose-escalation study
    News Articles
    Safety and activity of microRNA-loaded minicells in patients with recurrent malignant pleural mesothelioma: a first-in-man, phase 1, open-label, dose-escalation study
    Published online 1 September 2017 in the Lancet,  were results of a first-in-man study of TargomiRs. The study showed that a dose of 5 × 10⁹ TargomiRs per week was well tolerated and ...
  • CD5-2: Centenary Institute's New Drug to Treat Cancers
    News Articles
    CD5-2: Centenary Institute's New Drug to Treat Cancers
    After more than 30 years of research Professors Jenny Gamble and Mathew Vadas have developed a new drug that could be effective in some of the hardest to treat cancers with the highest mortali...
  • Sydney Catalyst 2017 Travel and Education Recipients Announced
    News Articles
    Sydney Catalyst 2017 Travel and Education Recipients Announced
    Congratulations to the following recipients: Haryana Dhillon (USYD) Sydney Catalyst Professor Nico van Zandwijk Travel and Education Award, $2000 to attend International Psycho-Oncolog...
  • Sydney Catalyst 2017 Pilot and Seed Recipients Announced
    News Articles
    Sydney Catalyst 2017 Pilot and Seed Recipients Announced
    Congratulations to the following recipients: Daniel Steffens & team: Feasibility and acceptability of pre-operative exercise to improve patient outcomes after major cancer surge...
  • Sydney Catalyst June 2017 Newsletter
    Newsletters
    Sydney Catalyst June 2017 Newsletter
    This month we're talking about the CNRU, ASCO 2017, our brand new Pilot & Seed funding recipients and about how our Travel & Education Awards have supported lung cancer resea...
  • Sydney Catalyst May 2017 Newsletter
    Newsletters
    Sydney Catalyst May 2017 Newsletter
    This past month we launched our brand new Sydney Catalyst website! We've been working away behind the scenes to update our online presence for a streamlined user experience. And now you, ...
  • Roadtrip to ... ADRI
    News Articles
    Roadtrip to ... ADRI
    Last month, Sydney Catalyst Director, Professor John Simes and Research Manager, Danielle Miller took the chance to visit Sydney Catalyst member group ADRI and meet their new Director, Profess...
  • Sydney Catalyst March 2017 Newsletter
    Newsletters
    Sydney Catalyst March 2017 Newsletter
    We know the start of 2017 has been a really busy time for all of our members, with many of you working on project grants and other funding submissions. The Sydney Catalyst central office team ...
  • Sydney Catalyst February 2017 Newsletter
    Newsletters
    Sydney Catalyst February 2017 Newsletter
    We've got a new website in the works, alongside our fresh newsletter design. We're also busy behind the scenes, planning our upcoming Sydney Catalyst International Translational Cancer Researc...
  • PhD Success for Mbathio Dieng
    News Articles
    PhD Success for Mbathio Dieng
    Sydney Catalyst member Mbathio Dieng has spent the past few years working on her passion: research in changing practice and policy in cancer survivorship for people affected by melanoma. &n...
  • Psychological Intervention Tackles Fear of Melanoma
    News Articles
    Psychological Intervention Tackles Fear of Melanoma
    Published 11 October 2016 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, a new psychological intervention  has shown it can significantly reduce melanoma survivors' fear of their cancer return...
  • Sydney Catalyst Awarded a Second CINSW TCRC Grant
    News Articles
    Sydney Catalyst Awarded a Second CINSW TCRC Grant
    The next five years will see a consolidation and expansion of the work we have already done towards our ultimate goal of improving outcomes for people affected by cancer. We will achieve this ...