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HIV & Hepatitis C Vaccine Breakthrough

Researchers are a step closer to developing a therapeutic vaccine for the deadly viruses HIV and Hepatitis C which could ultimately enable a cure for people suffering with these conditions. read more

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Tragic Accident Leads to Kind Support

In January 2007, Dion was involved in a tragic work accident. Poisonous gas accidently contaminated his work station. Dion was rendered unconscious and horrifically, his lungs began dissolving. read more

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Controlling Prostate Cancer

Visiting Research Fellow Dr Paul Drew from the Solid Cancer Regulation Research Group is looking at the role local fibroblasts play in controlling prostate cancer. read more

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Banking on Breast Tissue

A unique resource for breast cancer prevention research is being created, which has the potential to accelerate research findings. read more

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Using Our Own Cells to Beat Cancer

The Breast Cancer Research Unit at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research is investigating the use of patient’s own immune cells to fight cancer. read more