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The Cancer Research Trust
To enable cancer research in Western Australia (WA) that is unique, excellent, and collaborative.
The Cancer Research Trust’s (CRT) vision is to make an internationally significant contribution to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer. To achieve this, we are actively driving world-class innovative and collaborative research in WA, and reversing the brain drain by enticing back to Perth our most valuable export, world leaders in medical research.
- In 2017, funding of up to $6.75m plus an additional 30% matched funding for up to nine years was awarded to Chief Investigator Professor Alistair Forrest’s (Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research) grant application “Enabling Advanced Single Cell Cancer Genomics in WA”. Further information can be found on the project summary page.
- In 2020, funding of up to $9m plus an additional 30% matched funding for up to nine years was awarded to Co-Chief Investigators Professor Peter Leedman (Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research) and Associate Professor Nina Tirnitz-Parker (Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute) for their grant application “Defeating Primary Liver Cancer”. Further information can be found on the project summary page.
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The Collaborative Cancer Grant Scheme (CCGS) was developed by the Cancer Council WA in 2016 as a new funding initiative and has, in partnership with leading Western Australian institutions, awarded $1,121,471 to successful recipients over four funding rounds. The CRT is proud to have contributed to the Collaborative Cancer Grant Scheme in 2021. In 2021, this …
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