Beat Cancer Project Funding Recipients 2018/2019

Early Career Fellowships

TitleFirst nameLast nameProjectInstitution
DrTessaGargettImmune Therapy to treat solid cancersUniversity of South Australia

Mid Career Fellowships

TitleFirst nameLast nameProjectInstitution
DrSusanWoodsTowards eradicating bowel cancer death: better detection, the mucosal microbiome and personalised treatmentThe University of Adelaide
DrLauraEadiePreclinical modelling of T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia - defining targeted therapies and preventing treatmentSAHMRI

Principal Research Fellowships

TitleFirst nameLast nameProjectInstitution
ProfessorDeborahWhitePrecision medicine in Acute Lymphoblastic LeukaemiaSAHMRI
Associate ProfessorCaroline MillerReducing the preventable burden of cancerThe University of Adelaide
DrPhilipGregoryDiscovery of optimal targets to better diagnose and treat metastaticUniversity of South Australia

Travel Grants

Title First nameLast nameInstitution
DrNaranieShanmuganathanUniversity of South Australia
MissLaurenChartierThe University of Adelaide
MsKateSecombeThe University of Adelaide
MissSamanthaKorverThe University of Adelaide
MrsMaleshwaneLettie PuleUniversity of South Australia
MrGregSharplinUniversity of South Australia
MissTannithNoyeThe University of Adelaide
MrsAylaOrangFlinders University
MissSairaAliFlinders University


TitleFirst nameLast nameProjectInstitution
DrGomezGuillermoDeep live-imaging of tumour biology University of South Australia
ProfessorBikToThe South Australian Cancer Research BiobankSA Pathology
ProfessorKimMorettiProstate Cancer in South Australia - Improving Quality Treatment and Accelerating ResearchSALHN
ProfessorDebWhiteA Bioinformatician for the Joint SAHMRI/AHMRI Bioinformatics CoreSAHMRI
ProfessorTimHughesACRF: Centre for Integrated Cancer Systems BiologyThe University of Adelaide / SAHMRI

Translational Research Packages

TitleFirst nameLast nameProjectInstitution
ProfessorTimPriceDoes ageism prevail in access to multidisciplinary cancer care?SAHMRI
DrDanWorthley(APOLLO2) Australian trial of Peritoneal Organoid guided therapy to Lengthen Life in patients without Opportunity for cureSAHMRI 
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