CCWA Research Excellence Awards

Full list of grants and recipients 2019

 

Project

Cancer Council Western AustraliaEarly Career Cancer Researcher of the Year

Recipient  Dr Laurence Cheung
Description

Dr Laurence Cheung is an early career researcher in the field of haematological tumours focusing on childhood leukemias and leukemia microenvironment.

Dr Cheung's research about targeting leukemia bone loss is very significant from both a clinical and a research point of view.

Funding from CCWA $5,000
Fully supported In the name of Blueprint Wealth


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Project Cancer Council Western Australia Cancer Researcher of the Year
Recipient  Prof Gary Lee
Description

Professor Gary Lee has initiated and led two trials both of which have bought major advancements in pleural medicine and which are contributing to greatly improved outcomes for patients.

Professor Lee has been very active in training and mentoring future researchers and specialists in pleural medicine.

Funding from CCWA

$5,000
Fully supported In the name of Friends of Cancer Council WA


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Project Cancer Council Western Australia Cancer Research Career Achievement Award
Recipient  Clin/Prof David Joseph
Description

Clinical Professor Joseph has an impressive clinical research workload and has led the way in treatment ‘firsts' in WA. He provides great opportunities for training and mentoring in cancer research, particularly in the area of radiation oncology.

Clinical Professor Joseph has a significant publication record and he provides a good example of translational research at the bedside.

Funding from CCWA $5,000
Fully supported In the name of Blueprint Wealth


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