Arrow HCC PhD Scholarships

 

Our PhD scholarships, funded with the support of the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic (HCC) Association, are one of the many ways in which we support and encourage important research in the fields of bone marrow transplant and stem cell therapy.

Current and past recipients of these scholarships include:

Alexander Martyn

PhD student at the University of Wollongong

Alexander is exploring the creation of ‘VLA-4 antagonist hybrid’ molecules and their potential for treating blood cancers and reducing the risk of recurrence.

Michael Papadimitrious

PhD student at the University of Sydney

Michael is exploring the use of dendritic cell immune therapy for the treatment of multiple myeloma and other blood cancers.

Dario Gerace

PhD student at the University of Technology, Sydney

Dario is exploring the possibility of engineering glucose-responsive, insulin-secreting cells from stem cells and their potential use as a treatment for Type 1 Diabetes.

Marcus Lefebure

PhD student at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne

Marcus is working to define critical mutations in cells that allow normal lymphoid cells to become cancerous lymphoid cells, collecting vital data to aid in diagnosing and treating lymphomas.

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