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Project 2030

NBCF would like to thank the following donors who have supported Stage One of Project 2030.  You are supporting some of the world’s most important breast cancer research into metastasis.

Anonymous Members (8), Judy Blackett-Smith, Jason & Orathai Boladeras, Stuart Broad, M Cahill, Rosemary Campbell, Helen Corliss, Doherty Swinhoe Family Foundation, Gerard & Jane Early, R Eggert, Ruth Forrest, Glenn Fowler, Jo Grigg, Kathryn Groves, Gillian Gubbins, Clio Hertzberg, King Living Australia, Frank & Barbara Lewincamp, Virginia Loyd-Tait, Dennis & Elizabeth Mann, Mann Family Settlement, Susan Maple-Brown, Patricia McAlary, Myrtle McNabb, Dennis & Fairlie Nassau, Julia Nicholls, Russell Peters, In Memory of Lyn Plunkett, Hugh Randall, Sarah Louise Ricketts, Pauline Roe, Sue Rose, Chia-Lu Teng, Jaye Toole, Judith Tuckey, Ian Wall, Mary Webster, Wayne Webster, Will Wilson, Angela Wood, Suresh Varma.

 

The Plan

When NBCF set itself the aspirational goal of zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030, its single minded focus was to enable researchers to fill the knowledge gaps so we could achieve this goal.

Project 2030 was created to address one of the major causes of death in cancer patients-metastasis.

Metastasis is the process by which the cancer cells leave the primary site of the tumour and spread to other parts of the body.

There are still eight women a day that we lose to breast cancer because their cancer has spread from the breast to other organs.  A process that at present, is incurable.

Project 2030 is a team of dedicated researchers and supporters who focus their efforts towards solving the problem of metastasis.

 

“Cancer is one of the big challenges of our times, and no single institution has all the answers. By working together and pooling our knowledge and resources we will find the answers that much sooner. We are excited about the opportunities that NBCF working with the network supported by MD Anderson’s Global Academic Program brings”. Oliver Bogler, PhD; Senior Vice President Academic Affairs; Professor Neurosurgery – Research; MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA.
“Cancer is one of the big challenges of our times, and no single institution has all the answers. By working together and pooling our knowledge and resources we will find the answers that much sooner. We are excited about the opportunities that NBCF working with the network supported by MD Anderson’s Global Academic Program brings”.
Oliver Bogler, PhD; Senior Vice President Academic Affairs; Professor Neurosurgery – Research; MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA.

 

Interested?

We invite you to be part of this group of committed donors who are making an impact through their philanthropy.

For more information please contact us on 1300 708 763 or supporter.relations@nbcf.org.au.

 

2030 Progress Report: Monitoring breast cancer survivors for potential relapse

Research project: Developing of point-of-care biosensors for detecting breast cancer return

Researcher: Professor Kirill Alexandrov; Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland

Experience: Professor Kirill Alexandrov obtained his Masters degree in Invertebrate Zoology and completed a PhD in Cell Biology. In 2004, he was awarded Germany’s highest career development fellowship, the Heisenberg Award. He joined the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) at The University of Queensland in 2008 and has introduced high−throughput molecular cloning technology. He has filed eight patents, including one which has reached international phase.

 

 

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