Cancer Research Institute News

14
May

Novel nanotech improves cystic fibrosis antibiotic by 100,000-fold

World-first nanotechnology developed by the University of South Australia could change the lives of thousands of people living with cystic fibrosis (CF) as...

13
May

SA accelerates local COVID vaccine development for mutant strains

A leading South Australian immunologist has been awarded $3 million from the Federal Government to accelerate work on a locally developed Covid-19 vaccine, in...

3
May

Nanotechnology offers new hope for bowel cancer patients

Bowel cancer survival rates could be improved if chemotherapy drugs were delivered via tiny nanoparticles to the diseased organs rather than oral treatment.

1
May

Save the mother, save the childional child abuse and neglect

Supporting female survivors of childhood maltreatment is critical to disrupting intergenerational abuse as new research from the University of South Australia...

27
Apr

Espresso, latte or decaf? Genetic code drives your desire for coffee

Whether you hanker for a hard hit of caffeine or favour the frothiness of a milky cappuccino, your regular coffee order could be telling you more about your...

1
Apr

Chris Adams’ memory lives on to support UniSA brain cancer research

The family of a young man who lost his battle with brain cancer is financially supporting UniSA PhD candidate Kaitlin Scheer to help find a cure for the deadly...

4
Feb

New drug being trialled for aggressive brain cancer

A new drug candidate has been discovered by the University of South Australia (UniSA) to treat the most lethal form of brain cancer – glioblastoma – which...