The Pipeline

Cartherics welcomes a new team member with a sigh of relief ……

By Leigh Dayton

When she started in January, the word spread rapidly. Publications Officer Aleta Pupovac was hired to use her passion for language, reading and writing to help her colleagues tackle the burden of preparing papers, grants, reports and the seemingly endless regulatory obligations of scientific innovation.

“My role is to liaise with the scientists who […]

2020-03-10T23:21:58+11:00March 10th, 2020|

“From the Bench to Biotech”

Keen to see biotechnology make the leap from the laboratory to the marketplace?

If so, join Cartherics CEO Professor Alan Trounson and a panel of experienced innovators Monday 9 December at University House, University of Melbourne.

Chaired by Dougal Edwards, CEO of business accelerator Bright Arena, the panel will discuss the traps and tricks of moving applied research […]

2019-12-06T00:17:53+11:00December 6th, 2019|

Cartherics welcomes doctoral student Van Thi To

Listen to Van and Graham here : Hi from Van and Graham

Pictured from left to right : Professor Richard Boyd (Cartherics CSO), Van Thi To, Professor Graham Jenkin (Cartherics Education Officer).

Van Thi To, a newly enrolled PhD Student with Cartherics, has received the prestigious inaugural Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship Program. Vingroup is one of […]

2020-01-28T06:32:37+11:00December 5th, 2019|

How ToolGen met Cartherics

To borrow from Louis Pasteur, ‘collaboration’ favours the prepared mind … and networking helps, as ToolGen’s Jae Young Lee well knows

Left to right : Jongmoon Kim, ToolGen CEO and Alan Trounson, Cartherics CEO shook hands and signed the papers whilst Cartherics Chairman Bob Moses looked on.






By Leigh Dayton, Cartherics […]

2019-10-14T23:15:15+11:00September 16th, 2019|

The Social Costs of Delaying Effective Cancer Treatment Using CAR-T Immunotherapy

CAR-T therapy can save lives and boost benefits to society … if it’s delivered promptly, says Cartherics CEO and Executive Director, Alan Trounson

5 September 2019

Using the tools of biotechnology and immunology to help transforming cancer from a fatal to a manageable — or even curable – disease holds profound benefits to individual patients and the […]

2019-09-05T00:32:22+10:00September 5th, 2019|

Cartherics’ research team just got bigger

As of July, the number of scientists sharing the work load in Cartherics’ laboratory hit an even dozen.  That’s thanks to Research Fellow and haematologist Madeline Cao who joined the team from CSIRO where she worked on haematopoietic stem cells with Susie Nilsson’s group.

At Cartherics her focus is […]

2019-07-18T01:46:33+10:00July 18th, 2019|

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+11:00March 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+11:00December 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+11:00December 4th, 2018|
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