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WIMR Meet the Researcher Seminar Series: Summer’s Dark Underside: Meet Australia’s Leading Melanoma Researchers

Australia has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the world, with 14,000 Aussies diagnosed each year. Now, as we round the corner into December, and brace ourselves for another scorching summer, it is particularly important that we take the time to understand our skin's greatest threat. Summer's Dark Underside will explore how WIMR's … Continue reading WIMR Meet the Researcher Seminar Series: Summer’s Dark Underside: Meet Australia’s Leading Melanoma Researchers

IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer

Singapore

The World Conference on Lung Cancer has been rescheduled to January 26 - 29, 2021 in Singapore (WCLC 2020 Singapore) (originally August 9 - 12, 2020)

Digital Health Week 2021

In 2021 the Digital Health & Informatics Network (DHIN) will be bringing you a joint event with the University of Melbourne. Digital Health Week, in February 2021, is an opportunity for anyone interested in digital health and informatics to participate in a program of virtual events and share research and ideas. It is designed to … Continue reading Digital Health Week 2021

COSTS AND BENEFITS OF GENOMIC SEQUENCING

Genomic sequencing (GS) is a transformative technology with demonstrated potential for the diagnosis, prognostication, and clinical management of disease like cancers. Many experts predict that genetic testing for disease susceptibility is well on its way to becoming a routine part of clinical care. In this webinar, we will discuss the costs and benefits of genomic … Continue reading COSTS AND BENEFITS OF GENOMIC SEQUENCING

Prof Patrick Schlegel: Adapter CAR T cell therapy for multiple synchronic immunotargeting in cancer – next generation CAR T cells

WIMR Seminar 12pm-1pm Thursday 18th February 2021 Professor Patrick Schlegel Professor and Head of Cellular Cancer Therapeutics, Children’s Medical Research Institute The Cancer Centre for Children, The Children’s Hospital Westmead Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney Adapter CAR T cell therapy for multiple synchronic immunotargeting in cancer – next generation CAR T … Continue reading Prof Patrick Schlegel: Adapter CAR T cell therapy for multiple synchronic immunotargeting in cancer – next generation CAR T cells

FINANCIAL TOXICITY NOT JUST A POLICY ISSUE, BUT A REAL CLINICAL PROBLEM

Financial toxicity (financial distress) describes how out-of-pocket costs can cause financial problems for a patient. Although the concept of financial toxicity is not new, a number of questions remain under researched on this question Why is financial toxicity relevant to clinicians? This webinar will discuss the opportunity of avoiding low-value practices in clinic best practice to … Continue reading FINANCIAL TOXICITY NOT JUST A POLICY ISSUE, BUT A REAL CLINICAL PROBLEM

A Guide to Feasibility & Pilot Implementation Trials

The Cancer Implementation Science and Sydney Health Partners Implementation Science Communities of Practice are joining forces to present an interactive webinar on: How to conduct pilot & feasibility implementation trials in clinical practice Feasibility and pilot studies for implementation trials are similar to those for intervention trials, but focus on developing implementation strategies, refining research methods and undertaking preliminary … Continue reading A Guide to Feasibility & Pilot Implementation Trials

TCRN Career Pathway Workshop

The Translational Cancer Research Network is once again holding their popular PhD mentoring workshop. This event is open to any PhD student who is a member of a TCRC. The workshop aims to demonstrate the breadth of career pathways available after a PhD. It will also provide attendees the opportunity to meet and talk to … Continue reading TCRN Career Pathway Workshop

“Precision Medicine: A Revolution in Patient Care” Conference

The Westmead Institute for Medical Research Level 2 Conference Room (C2.20) 176 Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, NSW

It is our pleasure to announce "Precision Medicine: A Revolution in Patient Care", a two-day in-person and virtual conference that will showcase the impressive advances being made by local, national and international scientists. We're excited to be joined by The Honorary Gabrielle Upton (Parliamentary Secretary for the NSW Premier) as well as Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte … Continue reading “Precision Medicine: A Revolution in Patient Care” Conference

Sydney Cancer Conference 2021. Bridging Research and Practice

September 9-10, 2021 - Bridging Research and Practice The University of Sydney is proud to host the seventh Sydney Cancer Conference, a national forum showcasing existing and emerging strengths in cancer research across Australia. This virtual conference will take place within a specialised online conferencing platform which will enable a dynamic program of presentations and … Continue reading Sydney Cancer Conference 2021. Bridging Research and Practice