Beat Cancer Project Funding Recipients 2017/2018

Travel Grants

Title First name Last name Institution
Miss Mara Zeissig The University of Adelaide
Miss Amy Hughes SAHMRI
Dr Vasilios (Bill) Panagopolous The University of Adelaide
Ms Annabelle Austin The University of Adelaide
Miss Ashleigh Hocking Flinders University
Dr Emma Kemp Flinders University
Mr Johan Asp University of South Australia
Mr Jake Forster The University of Adelaide
Dr Thuc Le University of South Australia
Mr Alexander Lewis University of South Australia
Dr Dawei Liu University of South Australia
Ms Jacqueline Bowden SAHMRI
Ms Kimberley Martin SAHMRI

Project Grants

Title First name Last name ProjectInstitution
DrTimothyHercusStructure-based design of novel IL-3 variants with selective function in cancer therapyUniversity of South Australia
ProfessorRichardD’AndreaFANC gene mutations in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia biology and treatmentUniversity of South Australia
DrAnnaBrownBiological characterisation and therapeutic options for high risk, DDX41 mutated, haematological malignanciesUniversity of South Australia
ProfessorJoanneYoungPersonal and Family History of Type 2 Diabetes and Risk for Colorectal Cancer in Young AdultsThe University of Adelaide
DrLisaBeattyCan a web-based psychological intervention for women with advanced breast cancer improve well-being and reduce health care use? A randomised controlled trialFlinders University

Translational Research Grants

Title First name Last name Project Institution
ProfessorDavidWatsonImproving gastrointestinal cancer outcomes: prevention, treatment and survivorshipFlinders University 
ProfessorIanOlverSupporting primary care to increase participation in bowel cancer screening: a pilot study University of South Australia

Clinical Trial Enhancement Grants

TitleFirst nameLast nameProjectInstitution
ProfessorIanOlverEstablishing the South Australian Cancer Trials NetworkUniversity of South Australia
DrDagmaraPoprawskiSA Teletrial: Bringing Cancer Clinical Trials to the CountryCountry Health SA 

Principal Cancer Research Fellowships

TitleFirst nameLast nameProjectInstitution
ProfessorHamishScottGermline And Somatic Genetic Variation In CancerUniversity of South Australia
DrLisaButlerFrom bedside to bench to bedside: improving prognosis and treatment of prostate cancerThe University of Adelaide 

Early Career Fellowships

TitleFirst nameLast nameProjectInstitution
DrLaurenThurgoodMetabolic reprogramming of B-lymphocytes in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia: a new therapeutic strategyFlinders University 
DrKateVanDykeTherapeutic targeting of cancer dissemination in multiple myeloma to prevent disease progression and relapse The University of Adelaide
DrJeanWinterRehabilitating the Estrogen Receptor to Beat Breast Cancer The University of Adelaide
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