Navigation Links
Developer Of Vaccine For Cancer Granted A Prestigious Fellowship

Researcher, Professor Ian Frazer of the University of Queensland (UQ), has been awarded the Smart State Premier's Fellowship. The prestigious Fellowship comes on top// of his recent Australian of the Year award for his work in developing a vaccine for cervical cancer. Under the Smart State Premier's Fellowship, Professor Ian Frazer will get $250,000 a year for the next five years for his UQ Centre for Immunology and Cancer Research at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital. Professor Frazer said the money would help further the development of therapeutic vaccines.

The Smart State Premier's Fellowships provide funding to entice experienced and distinguished researchers of national and international prominence to lead research teams in Queensland universities, research institutes, government agencies or industry research facilities.

Prof Frazer said on ABC Radio, that though The Australian of the Year is a great honour but it is very much an honorary title, and now this fellowship will help him to build up his team and get new initiatives going in the way of research, specifically towards the vaccines that they have been striving to get for the last few years.

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for State Development, Trade and Innovation Anna Bligh announced the funding today who was in Chicago as part of a trade mission. Stating that the Professor Frazer has put Queensland on the map with his ground breaking scientific achievements. She said that the fellowship money would help Prof Frazer translate the success of the cervical cancer vaccine to other cancers and infections.

The professor has been researching the cause of cervical cancer for the past 20 years and has proven the link between cervical cancers and the papilloma virus. He has also developed the world's first vaccine for cervical cancer. This cancer alone kills 270,000 women each year
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Male Contraception: Discovery Stirring Interest Among Scientists, Drug Developers
2. Vaccine to quit smoking?
3. First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans
4. Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas
5. Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine
6. Smallpox Vaccine May Help Fight Cervical Cancer
7. Panacea Biotech To Market Anthrax Vaccine
8. New Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
9. Drug Firm Offers to Donate Smallpox Vaccine
10. Vaccine guards against shingles
11. Vaccine for septic conditions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... Russ DiGilio , founder and ... #QuackGivesBack campaign which supported local breast cancer organizations during National Breast Cancer Awareness ... Back initiative, and we’re very pleased with the participation in every franchisee’s ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , ... December 08, 2016 , ... CURE Media Group, ... and advocacy groups, has aligned with Upstage Lung Cancer in efforts to combat lung ... announcement, Michael J. Hennessy, Jr said, “CURE Media Group is honored to team up ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Fla (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... smarter modes of access for customers and employees that are both engaging and ... 7 with Service Smart Technology, the software company revealed today its plans to ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... STAT courier is pleased to announce that due to ... they are expanding their presence in Dallas. One of the most exciting parts for ... jobs to the Dallas and Forth Worth market. STAT takes pride in treating their ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Vida Health, the ... Series B led by Canvas Ventures . Other investors include Nokia Growth Partners ... mobile platform to serve more consumers who are managing chronic conditions or ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/9/2016)... 9, 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... report to their offering. ... The global travel vaccines market to grow at a ... covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global ... report considers the revenue generated from the sales of various vaccines ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 Australia Ophthalmic Lasers ... report, "Australia Ophthalmic Lasers Market Outlook to 2022", provides ... The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, ... segements - Excimer Lasers, Femtosecond Lasers and YAG Lasers. ... shares data for each of these market segements, and ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... KEY FINDINGS The global medical ... Various reasons for growth of the medical lifting sling ... chronic diseases, high recovery cost of injuries and government ... lifting sling refers to an assistive device that helps ... connect to the lift and hold the patient. It ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: