UWA's leading cancer researchers awarded $18 million
World-leading cancer research projects led by The University of Western Australia has received a boost with $18 million in funding from the Cancer Research Trust and other partners.Read more
The CIC Cancer project committee involves nominated cancer consumers from lung, prostate, colorectal, ovarian and breast cancer in the development of this initiative. If you would like to be involved, contact project officer for the CIC Cancer project, Nicole Dickerson, at Nicole.Dickerson@uwa.edu.au or on (08) 6151 1107.
We work with a number of centres around the State and throughout Australia to ensure our research is of the highest standard. We also receive funding from organisations supporting our research. These collaborations and supporters include:
- Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre
- Ear Science Institute Australia
- The Perth Bone and Tissue Bank
- Cancer Research Trust
- St John of God Healthcare
- National Health and Medical Research Council Australia
- National Institutes of Health
- Fiona Wood Foundation
- Western Australian Cancer and Palliative Care Network
- Curtin University
- Edith Cowan University
- Notre Dame University
- Cancer Council WA
- Cancer Institute, NSW
- Centre for Health Research and Psycho-oncology
- WA Clinical Oncology Group
- Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR)
- The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA)
- The Deeble Institute
- Australian Health Services Research Institute, University of Wollongong (AHSRI)
- Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC)
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Imperial College London
- Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Department of Health WA
Trial determines safest airway device for babies in surgery
A ground-breaking Western Australian medical trial, involving babies with breathing problems, has determined that a laryngeal mask (a medical device that keeps a patient's airway open) is the preferred option over an endotracheal tube during minor surgical procedures.Read more
New treatment opportunities for pancreatic cancer
An international project assisted by researchers from The University of Western Australia has offered new hope to patients with pancreatic cancer. Adjunct Associate Professor Nikolajs Zeps, of UWA’s School of Surgery and St John of God Subiaco Hospital, oversaw the collection of pancreatic cancer samples from patients diagnosed in WA.Read more
UWA Health Campus
The UWA Health Campus provides cutting-edge specialist teaching and learning facilities for students, professionals and patients.Read more
The CIC Cancer project is led by Professor Christobel Saunders and the application process and general UWA PhD entrance requirements can be found on the Future Students website.
One PhD scholarship supported by UWA is available, which includes a mentorship by a cross-disciplinary team augmented by specific research development courses.
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