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Looking at Why Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Relapse After Treatment

2019-07-08T11:48:09+10:00

A new study funded by Australian Rotary Health may be able to explain why patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) relapse after treatment. Steven Ngo from Monash University was awarded a Funding Partner PhD Scholarship from Australian Rotary Health and the Rotary Club of Richmond, Victoria in 2016, to investigate what could potentially cause relapse [...]

Looking at Why Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Relapse After Treatment2019-07-08T11:48:09+10:00

Making a Positive Contribution to the World Through Cancer Research

2019-07-01T13:52:16+10:00

An Australian Rotary Health funded PhD Scholar is joining the fight against cancer with her research on Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer). Hyo Jeong (Minnie) Kim from Bond University was awarded a Rotary Club of Sandy Bay 'Michael Chivers' PhD Scholarship this year to look at Sialyltransferase (ST) Inhibitors, which may be used in the treatment [...]

Making a Positive Contribution to the World Through Cancer Research2019-07-01T13:52:16+10:00

Ride for Medical Research – Nar Nar Goon to Grantville

2018-11-15T16:35:32+10:00

Rotary District 9810 will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Great Australian Bike Ride, at the Ride for Medical Research Nar Nar Goon to Grantville Ride to Conference. The event will run from March 17-22, 2019, raising money for the Australian Rotary Health 'Rob Henry Memorial PhD Scholarship' for cancer research. Over 33 years, the [...]

Ride for Medical Research – Nar Nar Goon to Grantville2018-11-15T16:35:32+10:00

Remembering the Importance of Biomedical Research on World Cancer Day

2019-02-04T13:42:50+10:00

On World Cancer Day (February 4), Australian Rotary Health PhD Scholarship recipient Erin Lawrence says it’s an important day to remember how biomedical research is critical to improving cancer patient outcomes. Erin is currently in the third year of her PhD, investigating novel genes and mutations in blood cancers, such as Leukaemia. She carries out [...]

Remembering the Importance of Biomedical Research on World Cancer Day2019-02-04T13:42:50+10:00

Jake Mazur

2018-10-17T10:58:05+10:00

Cancer Research 'Natural therapeutics coupled with nanotechnology; advancing GBM treatment efficiency in invertebrate and cellular models' Deakin University, VIC Awarded 2018 Rob Henry Memorial PhD Scholarship "The idea of using developing technology to overcome treatment limitations in such a devastating disease really sparked my excitement." Researcher Profile Throughout my VCE [...]

Jake Mazur2018-10-17T10:58:05+10:00

Improving Patient Outcomes for One of the Deadliest Cancers

2017-08-28T13:23:12+10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Research   While we have seen some decline in the mortality rates for other cancers over the years, the patient outcome for pancreatic cancer has seen very little improvement and has earned a spot as one of the deadliest types of cancer. Norbaini Razak from Curtin University is one person who [...]

Improving Patient Outcomes for One of the Deadliest Cancers2017-08-28T13:23:12+10:00