National Science Week: Is RNA the answer to cancer?

17 Aug 2022, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Join our panel of experts as they discuss the advancement of RNA technologies, including how it might combine with other drugs in the fight against hard-to-treat cancers.

Led by Tegan Taylor, Health and Science reporter for the ABC, hear from panellists Professor Palli Thordarson, Director of the UNSW RNA Institute; Conjoint Professor Maria Kavallaris AM, Head of Translational Cancer NanoMedicine Theme and UNSW Children's Cancer Institute; and Associate Professor Joshua McCarroll, Team Leader at Children’s Cancer Institute and Conjoint Associate Professor at UNSW Medicine & Health. Josh is a survivor of childhood cancer and understands better than most the importance of finding new cures and treatments for this most devastating of childhood diseases.

The event format is ‘in conversation’ style panel with the host and panellists, and will run for 40 minutes, followed by a 15-minute audience Q&A. 

This event is presented by UNSW Science, UNSW RNA Institute and UNSW Medicine & Health for National Science Week.


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