The Pipeline

From Bangladesh to Melbourne …… via Perth

Ms Rasa Islam is Cartherics’ first full-time PhD student. She’s joining the team under a prestigious Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Project Grant entitled “Allogeneic Stem Cell Cancer immunotherapies”.

As part of the CRC-P Program, Cartherics offers high calibre students PhD research programs of study that include international level research training, […]

2019-03-27T00:13:22+00:00March 25th, 2019|

Meet our newest recruit

Research Assistant Callum Docherty explains why immunology is his passion and advancing cancer therapy is his goal.

I’ve always had an insatiable curiosity and a passion for big-picture ideas.  Growing up both my mother and grandmother had cancer.  After such an early confrontation with the absence of health — something most of us take for granted […]

2018-12-18T02:01:36+00:00December 18th, 2018|

Come Hell Or High Water

Cartherics Communications Adviser Leigh Dayton reveals the lengths Cartherics co-founder and immunologist Richard Boyd will go to for a good conversation.

It was a dark and stormy night.  OK, that’s a slight exaggeration, but it was the day Richard Boyd was flying from Melbourne to Sydney […]

2018-12-04T04:02:22+00:00December 4th, 2018|

Cartherics Corporate Adviser Dr Ian Nisbet talks about ‘what pisses him off’


When it comes to taking ideas to market, Corporate Advisor Ian Nisbet says America’s entrepreneurial ethos leaves risk-averse Australia in the innovation dust.

I’VE WORKED my whole career in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry.  Sometimes in business development, sometimes in drug development, sometimes in project management, sometimes in […]

2018-12-10T01:04:58+00:00November 22nd, 2018|

Communications Adviser Leigh Dayton talked with cancer immunologist Ashleigh Unsworth

WELCOME to The Pipeline, the place where Cartherics team members share occasional news and views.

To get things rolling, Communications Adviser Leigh Dayton talked with cancer immunologist Ashleigh Unsworth, Cartherics’ latest recruit. Ashleigh joins the company from Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre where she conducted breast cancer research while […]

2018-10-15T23:09:50+00:00October 15th, 2018|