Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Postdoctoral fellowships are awarded for one year to newly qualified researchers, to help them bridge the gap between being a student and a fully-fledged cancer researcher.

Postdoctoral fellowships are valued at around $75,738 pa. Fellowship holders for 2018 are:

Dr Hendrika Duivenvoorden
La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science
Validating markers that predict early breast cancer invasion

Dr Simon Hogg
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 
Developing drugs that promote the immune system to eliminate cancer (Aug 2017-Jul 2018) 

Dr Tan Nguyen
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Can we inhibit RNA degradation to help treat cancer?

Dr Tuong Linh Nguyen
The University of Melbourne
Predicting a woman’s future risk of breast cancer from her mammograms

Dr Ashleigh Poh
The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute
Improving responsiveness to anti-cancer immunotherapy (Jul 2017-Jun 2018) 

Dr Antonia Policheni
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
How does cell competition and cell death prevent childhood blood cancer?