Cancer research gets $39m injection

Media Release

Emerging and cutting-edge cancer research will receive $39 million in funding to attract the best and brightest researchers to NSW.

Recipients of the grants will investigate a range of cancer-related areas including prevention and treatment of cancer through intermittent fasting, possible new delivery methods for DNA chemotherapeutics and a clinical trial program to prevent and treat HIV-associated cancers.

Health Minister Jillian Skinner said the grants will establish essential programs in cancer treatment and prevention in NSW.researchers_760x440

“By having the best researchers here in NSW, we are ensuring that people with cancer have the best access to new and available treatments.”

Grants include:

  • Over $9.5 million to support the careers of cancer researchers
  • A $3.8 million investment in research infrastructure
  • $25.9 million to support the state’s translational cancer research centres to advance research from bench to bedside.

View the full list of funding recipients (PDF 221KB).