Cancer Research Institute News

14
Sep

Scientist of the Year awarded $2.9m to help six million Australians

South Australian Scientist of the Year, UniSA Professor Sharad Kumar, has been awarded $2.9 million to help improve the lives of approximately six million...

10
Sep

Why ovarian cancer outcome shouldn’t be a toss of the coin

How many of you would wager your life on a coin toss? Sadly, that’s the odds that approximately 300,000 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year will...

30
Aug

Cancer trials

From bench to bedside, the journey towards new cancer therapies is full of challenges. Clinical trials – where new treatments are tested on people – are vital,...

17
Aug

The Great Outdoors: Citizen Science puts healthy ageing on the map

A spot of sunshine, a love of nature, and a desire to make a difference – it’s a simple combination, but together, these three elements could be key to...

16
Aug

Fighting fungal infections: Giant leaps for smart nanotech

They’re roughly the same size as a coronavirus particle, and 1000 times smaller than a human hair, yet newly engineered nanoparticles developed by scientists...

3
Aug

Biotech firm seeks to raise $10 million to progress its Covid-19 vaccine candidate

Adelaide-based biotechnology company Sementis is seeking to raise up to $10 million from its shareholders to accelerate work on its next generation Covid-19...

26
Jul

Harmful body fat not only increases your waistline, but also your risk of dementia

It’s the global epidemic that affects two in every five adults, but as obesity continues to expand waistlines worldwide, researchers at the University of South...

22
Jul

Excess coffee: a bitter brew for brain health

It’s a favourite first-order for the day, but while a quick coffee may perk us up, new research from the University of South Australia shows that too much...

12
Jul

Relief in sight for global horse industry battling gastric disease

Millions of horse owners the world over are set to benefit from a more effective method to treat equine gastric disease, a common condition affecting horses,...