Translational Research Grants

Previous Outcomes

Here you can find details of the outcomes of past and currently funded grants in this program stream.

2020

Translational Program Grant

Administering Institution Grantee Grant Title Funding (excl. GST)

University of New South Wales

Associate Professor  David Ziegler

Implementing novel therapeutic strategies for childhood brain cancer patients

 $3,750,000

$3,750,000

2019

Translational Program Grant

Administering Institution Grantee Grant Title Funding (excl. GST)

The University of Sydney

Professor Paul Keall

Cancer imaging and targeted radiation therapy: Innovation, discovery and translation

 $3,750,000

$3,750,000

2018

Translational Cancer Research Centre:

Implementation Science Community of Practice

The Implementation Science Grant is to develop the field of implementation science and understand what accelerates the update of evidence into practice within the health system in NSW.

Administering Institution Grantee Grant Title Funding (excl. GST)

University of Newcastle

Professor Jenny Bowman

Cancer prevention among people with a mental illness: Implementing the provision of care to address cancer risk behaviours in community mental health services

$340,450

$340,450

Translational Program Grant

Administering Institution Grantee Grant Title Funding (excl. GST)

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Professor Lisa Horvath

Integrating research into clinical practice in prostate cancer

$3,750,000

$3,750,000

2017

Translational Program Grants (TPG)

The Cancer Institute NSW Translational Program Grants are focused on supporting multi-disciplinary approaches to cancer research that will rapidly translate research discoveries into clinical programs or policy.

Administering Institution Chief Investigator Title Amount (excl. GST)
University of Sydney Professor Derek Hart Therapeutic Antibody Translation into Patients $3,485,000
  $3,485,000

2016

Translational Program Grants (TPG)

 

Administering Institution Chief Investigator Title Amount (excl. GST)
Children’s Medical Research Institute Professor Roger Reddel Transforming protein quantitation technology to improve cancer diagnosis and treatment decisions $3,750,000
  $3,750,000

2015

Translational Cancer Research Centres (TRC)

The Translational Cancer Research program aims to encourage hubs of academic and clinical leaders with both substantial cancer treatment facilities and meritorious programs in relevant research disciplines to integrate into interdisciplinary and translational enterprises focusing on cancer control.

ID Recipient Project Title Administering Institution Translational Cancer Research Centre/Unit Funded
2015/TRC101 Professor Paul Harnett Sydney-West Translational Cancer Research Centre University of Sydney Sydney-West Translational Cancer Research Centre $6,496,912
2015/TRC102 Professor John Simes Sydney Catalyst University of Sydney Sydney Catalyst $6,500,000
2015/TRC103 Professor David Goldstein Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) University of New South Wales Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) $6,499,371
2015/TRC104 Professor Glenn Marshall The Kids Cancer Alliance The University of New South Wales The Kids Cancer Alliance $6,496,912
  $25,996,283

 

Translational Program Grants

The Cancer Institute NSW Translational Program Grants are focused on supporting multi-disciplinary approaches to cancer research that will rapidly translate research discoveries into clinical programs or policy.

ID Recipient Project Title Administering Institution Funded
14/TPG/1-02 Professor Phyllis Butow A sustainable and supported clinical pathway for managing anxiety and depression in cancer patients: Developing and evaluating components and testing implementation strategies University of Sydney $3,643,992
14/TPG/1-05 Professor David Goldstein Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy: Assessment strategies, Treatments and Risk Factors University of New South Wales $3,044,654
14/TPG/1-13 Professor Glenn Marshall Experimental therapeutics for Myc-driven childhood cancer University of New South Wales $3,749,979
14/TPG/1-15 Professor Anna de Fazio INOVATe-Individualised Ovarian Cancer Treatment Through Integration of Genomic Pathology into Multidisciplinary Care University of Sydney $3,746,690
  $14,185,315

 

2013

Translational Cancer Research Centres (TRC)

The Translational Cancer Research program aims to encourage hubs of academic and clinical leaders with both substantial cancer treatment facilities and meritorious programs in relevant research disciplines to integrate into interdisciplinary and translational enterprises focusing on cancer control.

ID Recipient Project Title Administering Institution Funded
13/TRC/1-01 Professor Paul de Souza Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation (CONCERT) University of New South Wales $6,499,980
13/TRC/1-02 Professor Stephen Ackland Hunter Cancer Research Alliance(HCRA) University of Newcastle $6,498,216
13/TRC/1-03 Associate Professor Alexander Engel Sydney Vital (formerly Northern Translational Cancer Research Centre (NTCRC)) University of Sydney $6,344,518
  $19,342,714

 

Big Data, Big Impact Grants (DATA)

The Big Data, Big Impact grants aim to bring together outstanding research teams to identify the potential within open access datasets. New and creative ideas are sought for research studies that facilitate new approaches to unlocking big data. The grants promote a novel way of conducting research using existing data and samples to accelerate scientific discoveries by connecting data to cancer outcomes.

ID Recipient Project Title Administering Institution Funded
13/DATA/1-01 A/Prof Daniel Catchpoole Generating Actionable Knowledge from Complex Genomic Data for Personalised Clinical Decisions University of New South Wales $60,000
13/DATA/1-02 Dr Jason Wong Exploring the "dark matter" of cancer genomes University of New South Wales $60,000
13/DATA/1-03 Prof Pablo Moscato The integration of bioinformatics, chemoinformatics, and toxicogenomics methods: a new approach for the identification of combination tailored therapies and novel drug targets in breast cancer University of Newcastle $58,000
13/DATA/1-06 Prof Rodney Scott Uncovering the link between obesity and cancer using random forests in an elastic cloud University of Newcastle $57,208
13/DATA/1-06 Dr Lina Pugliano The impact of hypoglycemic agent use on early breast cancer outcomes: an analysis of SEER-Medicare clinical data and the biological rationale St Vincent's and Mater Health Sydney $60,000
  $295,208

 

2011

Translational Program Grants

The Cancer Institute NSW Translational Program Grants are focused on supporting multi-disciplinary approaches to cancer research that will rapidly translate research discoveries into clinical programs or policy.

ID Recipient Project Title Administering Institution Funded
11/TPG/3-02 Prof Derek Hart Enabling Diagnostic and Therapeutic Antibodies for Haematological and other Malignancies University of Sydney $3,466,923
11/TPG/3-06 Prof Nico van Zandwijk Translating Malignant Mesothelioma research into better outcomes for patients and their families Asbestos Diseases Research Institute $3,500.00
  $6,966,923

Translational Cancer Research Centres (TRC)

The Translational Cancer Research program aims to encourage hubs of academic and clinical leaders with both substantial cancer treatment facilities and meritorious programs in relevant research disciplines to integrate into interdisciplinary and translational enterprises focusing on cancer control.

ID Recipient Project Title Administering Institution Funded
11/TRC/1-01 Prof Robyn Ward South-Eastern Translational Cancer Research Centre University of New South Wales $6,500,000
11/TRC/1-02 Prof John Simes Sydney Catalyst: The Translational Cancer Research Centre of Central Sydney and Regional NSW University of Sydney $6,350,000
11/TRC/1-03 Prof Glenn Marshall A Translational Cancer Research Centre for Kids University of New South Wales $6,498,535
11/TRC/1-06 A/Prof Paul Harnett Sydney-West Translational Cancer Research Centre University of Sydney $6,500,000
  $25,848,535

 

Translational Cancer Research Units (TRU)

The Translational Cancer Research program aims to encourage hubs of academic and clinical leaders with both substantial cancer treatment facilities and meritorious programs in relevant research disciplines to integrate into interdisciplinary and translational enterprises focusing on cancer control.

ID Recipient Project Title Administering Institution Funded
11/TRU/1-08 Prof Stephen Ackland Hunter Translational Cancer Research Unit University of Newcastle $1,693,333*
11/TRU/1-09 Prof Paul de Souza South West Sydney Translational Cancer Research Unit Ingham Health Research Institute $1,793,333*
11/TRU/1-10 Prof Stephen Clarke Northern Translational Cancer Research Unit University of Sydney $1,792,844*
  $5,279,510

*Included within the Funding for each Translational Cancer Research Unit is $293,333 funded by NSW Health to establish a Fellowship Support Program.

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