Mamma Lena & Dino Guston Foundation donation to CTF

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Mamma Lena & Dino Guston Board Members Connie and John Orlando paid Cure the Future Board Members a visit last month after donating $400,000 to CTF. They were joined by the Board Members and staff for a tour of the Cell & Molecular … [Read more...]

Thermo Fisher Scientific supports Tour de Cure

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To read about the big donation the Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program received via Tour de Cure click here. … [Read more...]

Rotary International Vocational Award

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On Sunday 22nd February, John Rasko was recognised by Rotary International with a Vocational Award. … [Read more...]

A tribute to Bryce Courtenay AM 1933-2012

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Cure the Future has lost a great friend and founding Vice-Patron with the recent passing of Mr Bryce Courtenay AM. He was not only Australia’s most popular and successful author, but many were unaware that he was also a passionate supporter of … [Read more...]

Tour de Cure

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Tour de Cure’s 2012 ride has raised funds to support the work of Professor John Rasko RPA and Cure the Future as well as a number of other organisations as they continue to search for cures for cancer. … [Read more...]

“Day in the Life – Haematology / Research – Prof John Rasko

You never know when you or your loved ones will be diagnosed. I wish all of you good health but it should not only be the unwell people to acknowledge his amazing work, all of Sydney should be proud and informed of his work. These are the people who … [Read more...]

Stem Cell Advances

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Cancer patients and people with genetic disorders could be helped by a breakthrough by Australian researchers who have grown new human stem cells outside the body. The funding has the potenial to cut the number of painful bone-marrow harvests needed … [Read more...]

Pathologists create new ‘stretchy cell surface’

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Pathologists have discovered a way to expand the number of human blood-forming stem cells by growing them on a stretchy surface. This work paves the way for future treatments that may involve large numbers of therapeutic stem cells, according to … [Read more...]

World first gene therapy breakthrough at RPA

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In a world first, Australian researchers at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital have established how to deliver gene therapy successfully and safely.  As part of an international clinical trial, the Australian scientists have effectively achieved a gene … [Read more...]

Scientists make stem cell advance

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Cancer patients and people with genetic disorders could be helped by a breakthrough by Australian researchers who have grown new human stem cells outside the body. The scientists discovered how to manipulate the environment of blood-forming stem … [Read more...]