2020 WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network Cancer Fellowships Recipients

The seventh round of the WACPCN Cancer Fellowships resulted in 13 applications being received from across the wa health system’s cancer sector.

Following a review by a panel chaired by the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network’s Medical Advisor and comprised of WA cancer clinicians, researchers, a consumer representative and the Department of Health 7 fellows were selected to share in a total of $1.2 million.

The successful applicants and their project titles are provided below:

Fellow Hospital Project title
FURLONG, Eliska Perth Children's Hospital Evaluation of an enhanced influenza vaccination schedule in immunocompromised children undergoing treatment for cancer by assessment of cellular and humoral immune response
HUMPHRIES, Timothy Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Integrating Tumour Mutational Burden (TMB) testing for appropriate selection of immuno-oncology therapy in metastatic melanoma
HUTCHISON, Andy Fiona Stanley Hospital Implementation of Chimeric Antigen T-Cell Receptor Therapy in Western Australia
KHAN, Azim Fiona Stanley Hospital Defeating Breast Cancer Disadvantage in the Indigenous Population
MARTIN, Annalise Royal Perth Hospital Precision Medicine, identification of novel drug targets for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Western Australia through transcriptome analysis
WEERASENA, Indunil Fiona Stanley Hospital Integrated Cluster 2 Breast Cancers: The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
WOOD, Courtenay Perth Children's Hospital Paediatric Palliative Care Fellowship
Last reviewed: 12-11-2019
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