Events

Weekend makes huge strides for research

Weekend makes huge strides for research

In October 2013, QIMR Berghofer was overwhelmed by the support for the inaugural Weekend to End Women’s Cancers. 1,346 participants including our very own QIMR Berghofer team, created a sea of pink, purple and blue as they walked 60 kilometres through the streets of Brisbane. The Weekend raised $3.5 million, to support life-saving research programs […]

Launch of the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

Launch of the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

How you can make an impact on cancer

1. Change your lifestyle Research shows that improving your diet, exercising more, and giving up smoking (it’s never too late) can decrease your risk of cancer. Your waistline can also affect your cancer risk as well. 2. Ride your bike Think of it as a history-making opportunity for you to do something big about cancer, […]

The 2012 Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer funds go to:

Women’s cancers (including breast, endometrial and ovarian) Nicole Cloonan, Jonathan Beesley Functional evaluation of breast cancer susceptibility loci through identification of genomic regulatory regions in sub-populations of cells from reduction mammoplasties Susan Jordan Factors that influence survival in women with epithelial ovarian cancer – a population-based approach Andreas Möller Tumour-derived exosomes as predictive markers of […]

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 4 years to get […]

Hats off to QIMR Central

Hats off to QIMR Central

We’re proud of QIMR’s new building and we’re keen to show you inside. QIMR Central is a 15-storey facility with cutting edge facilities for scientists working on cancer, infectious diseases, mental health and other complex disorders. It was made possible by a generous gift from The Atlantic Philanthropies, established by Chuck Feeney, and by funding […]

Supporter Survey results

We wish to thank everyone for taking part in our 2012 Annual Supporter Survey. These questionnaires prove to be of tremendous help as we strive to increase support for medical research in Queensland. Most encouraging is how enthusiastic our supporters are about the fact that some of the best medical research in the world is […]