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Westmead Institute for Medical Research

The Future of Cancer: Can we find a Cure?

Event Talk Adults

How will cellular therapy, immunotherapy, personalised medicine, and the use of big data impact cancer treatments?

Internationally recognised cancer researcher and Children’s Medical Research Institute Director, Professor Roger Reddel, will be joined by a panel of experts who will provide their insights and aspirations into new anti-cancer treatments, and the practicalities of translating research into clinical practice. Improving early detection, understanding and inhibiting the immortalisation of cancer cells, addressing the interaction between cancers and other illnesses, and the application of data science to make best use of existing clinical data, are some of the most promising strategies in contemporary cancer research and treatment.

Panel of experts:

Join us at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research for this special Sydney Ideas, Westmead event. The Westmead precinct is one of the largest health, education and research precincts in Australia. Sydney Ideas, the University of Sydney’s public events program, is partnering with the precinct to open conversations about teaching, research and innovation to the whole community.

WIMR Hall is located on level 2 (street entry level from the institute’s front door). WIMR is a secure building. Please ring the doorbell to speak to reception, and sign in for access.

Join us for light refreshments from 5.15pm for a 5.30pm start.
Keen to keep the discussion flowing? Stay around for drinks and light refreshments 7pm – 730pm.

A Sydney Ideas presentation