Outstanding locals honoured in Australia Day awards.
Channel Ten News visited CMRI to interview a family and Dr Leszek Lisowski.
Channel 9 visited CMRI to do a story on the Labor Party making a pre-election promise.
For Megan Donnell's family, the DNA-altering
revolution cannot come soon enough
Channel 10 visited CMRI's Easter Show stall to talk about our volunteers and our research
Channel 10 did a story on a new Jeans for Genes family and CMRI's gene therapy work.
Chloe, who has fought cancer, was featured in her local newspaper
Five highly innovative brain cancer research projects have received more than $725,000 in funding from the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) following a nationwide call-out and scientific review by experts in the field.
Oatlands cancer research advocate Diana Mahony has been named Parramatta City’s 2019 Citizen of the Year.
CMRI's Hills Committee receives an award for Community Group of the Year.
National website news.com.au did a story on the work of Professor Robyn Jamieson.
Prime Channel 7 did a story on Dr Tony Cesare's lab and the Wagga community's support.
Wudinna Area School was one of the top 10 fundraising schools across South Australia for 'Jeans for Genes' in 2018.
Jenna has been slowly losing her sight since she was five years old but that has never stopped her from chasing her dreams.
A new partnership between Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) in Westmead and LogicBio Therapeutics in Boston, is set to fast track gene therapy treatments for children with life-threatening genetic liver disease and also boost Australia’s growing biotech industry.
The 28th annual Gerringong Quilt Show was held over the weekend, raising more than $19,000 for the Children’s Medical Research Institute.
LogicBio has partnered with CMRI to fast-track gene therapy treatments for children with life-threatening genetic liver disease.
After the toughest year of their lives, sisters Maddy and Briella are coming home for Christmas.
FROM songstress to cyclist, Adelaide’s Rachael Leahcar is getting on her bike to raise money for a good cause.
Chronic kidney disease is a significant public health burden, affecting one in ten Australian adults.
Introduction of SMA screening for newborns is expected to have a profound effect on families.
Two mates take part in the Great Cycle Challenge after one of their sons is diagnosed with leukemia.
CMRI's Wagga Committee has been fundraising since 1983.
Channel 10 came out to CMRI to do a story on the new Peptide Synthesis Facility.
Brody is the face of the Great Cycle Challenge and in 2018 his mother shared their story with news.com.au
As owners and operators of long-standing local business Deniliquin Dry Cleaners, Mr and Mrs Peers offered a special deal on denim as part of Jeans for Genes Day for a second year in a row.
The Great Cycle Challenge and two of its riders were featured in a WIN News story.
The Today Show broadcast live from a Jeans for Genes event in Martin Place Sydney, on Jeans for Genes Day, August 3, 2018. They did several live weather crosses across a four hour period.
The work of Children’s Medical Research Institute scientist Professor Robyn Jamieson was featured in a two page spread about her patient in New Idea.
Residents of Earle Page College complete their annual fundraising run for Children's Medical Research Institute.
Young girl, eight, spends her birthday in hospital as she and her sister, four, undergo life-saving spinal treatment to fix their rare genetic disorder.
Li’l Achievers Early Learning Centre has once again shows its support for the Children’s Medical Research Institute.
People across Dubbo donned the denim on Friday to help the one in 20 Australian children born with a birth defect or genetic disease.
A mum opens up about raising two daughters with a rare genetic disorder to mark Jeans for Genes day.
Mum shares touching words as her autistic son stars in Jeans for Genes campaign.
‘We had better odds of winning Lotto but instead, we won Quinn’
Six-year-old Quinn may not be able to talk, but he gets his message across loud and clear as a star of the new ad campaign to mark the 25th Anniversary of Jeans for Genes.
Maddy and Briella Luk showed national viewers of The Project their resilience.
There was much media attention for Dr Tony Cesare's work on telomeres.
CMRI's Andrew Kelly spoke to Graham Richardson about 25 years of Jeans for Genes.
This year CMRI was approached by two young HSC students who decided to design a denim themed gown for their final year work.
The Australian columnist Graham Richardson talks about donating to CMRI.
At this year’s Denim Dinner our main entertainer was former The Voice winner Harrison Craig, who is a big supporter of medical research.
The Head of CMRI’s Cell Signalling Unit, Professor Phil Robinson, was asked onto ABC Radio to speak to Evenings host Chris Bath.
An internationally known author brought plenty of attention to the 2018 Mother's Luncheon.
CMRI won big at the Hawkesbury Races
The Luk sisters have had major surgery together and are facing it head-on together.
A family whose young daughter had cancer has spoken out to support the ProCan project.
The state and federal governments combined forces to support the ProCan project.
The work done by Children’s Medical Research Institute Neuroscientist Annie Quan was highlighted during Brain Awareness Week by a local newspaper in Sydney. Dr Quan spoke about the importance of the public continuing to show interest in neuroscience research to make a different for future generations.
The Hills Committee of Children’s Medical Research Institute had a highly successful barefoot bowling fundraiser. In only their second year, they have managed to raise $3000 from a collection of 100 people having fun in the sun on a Saturday afternoon.
Our award-winning stall at the Easter Show got a nice plug by WSFM on their website. It was included in their Top Picks for the 2018 Easter Show guide by encouraging parents to take their kids along to learn more about science.
The Hills Committe are holding their first major fundraiser for the year, a barefoot bowling event. The fun family day is expected to attract quite the crowd.
We have launched our school registration for Jeans for Genes and WIN News did a great story that was screened across NSW.
One of our dedicated families, the Singhas from Sydney, got together recently for the birthday of their beautiful son Kush. The Rouse Hill Times did a story about their dedication to CMRI and to fundraising for genetic research.
She has been the face of many CMRI fundraising campaigns and after fighting cancer, little Linke Nel has started big school.
The great stories about schools across Australia already signing up to take part in Jeans for Genes, continue to flow through. Our top fundraising school in Western Australia appeared in the Midland Reporter Newspaper.
Channel 9's The Today Show spoke to Linke Nel and her mum about the news Jeans for Genes campaign.
A Gerringong family, which has been lighting up the street and people’s faces for 17 years, has turned their Christmas light display into an annual fundraiser for local charity.
For Abidali Mohamedali, turning scientific discoveries into business propositions is about driving understanding and benefiting people rather than the back pocket.
Ham with a cause: $5 from every ham will be donated to Jeans for Genes
LINKE Nel was not supposed to live past her second birthday, but a doctor on the other side of the world changed everything.
Thousands of Australians are taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge to raise money for Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI), but for five-year-old Bathurst boy Brody Miller the event is somewhat of a celebration.
It may be just loose change to everyone else but to the three young McKinnon sisters – it is a valuable contribution towards medical research.
Children's Medical Research Institute joins Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) in an agreement with Australian immuno-oncology company HaemaLogiX for commercialisation rights to an immuno-oncology agent designed to specifically target malignant cancer cells present in the bone marrow of multiple myeloma patients.
Children's Medical Research Institute's Board member, Albert Wong's achievements have been profiled in Australian Financial Review.
A new partnership between University of Sydney and CMRI connects students to the lab.
Gene therapy company, LogicBio Therapeutics, co-founded by CMRI researcher, Dr. Leszek Lisowski, has raised $50 million which will allow the company to continue development of its GeneRide technology.
LAKEMBA man has developed a new tool that he says will help speed up the discovery of cancer.
Local genetic counsellor Bruce Hopper was out spreading awareness of childhood genetic diseases.
He works with families at Manning Base Hospital testing people for hereditary conditions.
UNKNOWN to his family, benign tumours were silently growing on 10year-old Sydney boy Zion Poy’s brain and in his kidneys.
Three CMRI researchers recognised for work in excellence at Research Excellence Awards
IF you do just one thing this October, why not help to kick cancer’s butt? That’s exactly what Harrington Park resident Brad De Plater is doing by taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge.
Mark Mingay, long time Toowoomba resident and former pig farmer from Griffith N.S.W. is preparing to do some serious driving all over South East Queensland this December, and a huge part of the reason lies with his little 2-year-old mate Hugh Jensen.
Madame Tussauds Sydney hosts a ‘denim takeover’ with some of its most famous wax figures kitted out in denim in support of today’s annual Jeans for Genes Day campaign.
The Westmead facility has unveiled its honour roll wall in recognition of its generous donors.
When Nicole was 17 weeks pregnant, she received the news that the baby she was carrying had abnormalities.
CMRI scientists develop method to generate mouse embryos from stem cells without the need to use live mutant mice
Four program grants, each of around $2.2million, and ten project grants of around $360,000 each were announced including one for CMRI's Roger Reddel.
Australian researchers hope a new database they are setting up will eventually lead to real changes in the way doctors diagnose and treat cancer.
Setting the stage for an industrial proteomics revolution in disease research and treatment.
Project, will enable large scale proteome studies to advance cancer research
Known as ProCan, the project will analyse the proteins in "all types of cancers" to create a globally available database akin to the Human Genome Project.
Imagine a day when we can narrow down the best treatment for a cancer diagnosis? 'ProCan' our latest Cancer Research facility in association with SCIEX will make that possible.
Preparations are well under way for Gerringong Golf Club’s major fundraising and charity golf day.
World first cancer research facility coming to Westmead!
Fast tracking the study of gene function in growth and development.
Windsor Rotary do the hard yards to support cancer research.
Wagga Committee see 2015 out on a high with more than 3,700 visitors attending their annual Christmas Fair.
A Redbank Plains gym has used pedal power to raise almost $2000 to help in the fight against childhood cancer.
Searching for answers since 2013, the Eye Genetics Research Group at the Children’s Medical Research Institute is on a mission to help save the sight of a family affected by a rare genetic eye condition causing them to go blind.
24 year old Events Management student Emma hosts Halloween bash supporting medical research to give kids healthy, happy futures.
Simon Ackling cut a determined figure during the recent Sydney storm.
11 year old Emily rides so more kids can 'live' their life and not 'fight' for life.
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Peter Potroz will swap his everyday attire for riding gear in October when he cycles around the Solomon Islands to raise funds for sick children.
Cyclists hit the pavements to raise money for children suffering from cancer.
Sydney researchers have uncovered a gene they believe could stop aggressive cancers in their tracks.
Funds raised by Quirindi Committee of CMRI contribute to historic cancer discovery.
A heart-wrenching video from the Children’s Medical Research Institute has gone viral on social media - in six days achieving two million views.
Leading rare disease company Dimension Therapeutics, Inc announce it has expanded its Scientific Advisory Committee.
Students from Earle Page prepare for the College's 36th annual fundraising Coastal Run!
Live broadcast to raise awareness & vital funds.
Michael Zorbas appointed as Chair of the Star Alliance Country Steering Committee. He will also oversee Star Alliance’s corporate social responsibility initiatives in Australia, including its on-going support of the Children’s Medical Research Institute
Ahead of World Cancer Day, February 4th, The Australian Cancer Research Foundation has launched nine new domain names. Returning to intuitive and easy to remember domain names websites including home.cancerresearch, news.cancerresearch, donate.cancerresearch have been launched in an attempt to raise funds and promote the cause of finding a cure for cancer.
Eastwood's annual Ladies Day will this year double as a Jeans for Genes fundraising event.
Initiated in 2011, to date Yuhu Group’s Giving Day have donated close to $3 million to cultural relations, education, medical research, religion, social welfare and disaster relief and this year propose to give $743,000 to eight organisations and charities ( six of which are in Eastwood).
Meet the Aussie family chasing dazzling sights and experiences around the world in a desperate race against time before they go blind.
Meet Kathryn, Sam and Matthew White the children being helped by Children's Medical Research Institutes's Eye Genetics Unit who are faced with losing their sight to a rare genetic disorder.
Researchers are edging closer to reliable gene therapy, providing a
revolution in healthcare.
Immune system-in-a-dish offers hope for 'bubble boy' disease
College students sign up to charity fitness challenge in order to raise funds for Children's Medical Research Institute.
Jean’s for Genes is awarded $20,000 by a global funding program initiated by business products and services supplier Staples.
Earle Page College hit the streets again for their annual Coast Run, in support of CMRI.
Emotional ad calls on public to donate money and help cure childhood diseases.
And an emotive new video is shining a light on childhood disease as part of a campaign that aims to tackle illnesses head on.
New Jean Genie, Jodi Anasta, explains why signing on as an ambassador for this year’s Jeans for Genes Day was a no brainer.
Staples has announced Jeans for Genes will receive a grant of $20,000.
The grant comes from its 2015 Staples 2 Million & Change program which enables employees globally to direct more than US$2.5 million to local organisations of their choice.
As it's revealed that one in 20 babies are born with disease or birth defects, Jeans For Genes Day organisers release heartbreaking new ad campaign that will have you reaching for the tissues.
An exciting breakthrough in treating genetic liver diseases in children could one day prevent kids needing a transplant.
Baird government to boost paediatric medical research capabilities.
When new mum Kate Merry noticed a strange bump while changing her son Freddy’s nappy three days after he was born, she knew something was wrong.
The National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) Research Cloud has extra capacity for big data sets following $1.5 million of investment.
Our latest Brand Campaign ad had gone viral with more than 1M views in 72hrs!
Westmead’s Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) has become home to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation Telomere Analysis Centre (ATAC).
Both Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick will benefit from a $25 million dollar funding boost to paediatric research as part of the 2015-16 Budget.
Two Royal North Shore Hospital haematology nurses shave their heads for a worthy cause.
Exposing the truth that sometimes the ideal of motherhood and parenting doesn't live up to the reality.
Current treatments for cancer patients that involve invasive courses of chemotherapy and radiation may one day be avoided as a result of research conducted at CMRI.
Salk researchers have been able to grow patient-derived, healthy cells in the lab, coming a step closer to treating fatal blood disorders.
The lives of 6 boys with a lethal genetic illness have been remade by a pioneering diagnosis to scold errors in their DNA.
In an unexpected finding, the Salk Institute and collaborators show how disabling telomere protection during cell division prompts cell death.
Salk researchers show how the disabled protection of ends of chromosomes called telomeres during cell division (mitosis) prompts cell death.
What would you do if you discovered you were going to go blind? Worse still, how would you feel if you knew you had passed on this rare genetic mutation to your children?
Three young siblings faced with genetic blindness are on a mission to see everything before losing their sight completely BUT, can researchers at Children's Medical Research Institute stunt what appears to be an inevitable outcome?
The former Miss World Australia dons a set of devil horns and matching red dress helping promote a brand new Halloween fundraising campaign designed to support Children's Medical Research Institute.
CMRI announced as finalist for the Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence!
IT has been a busy few weeks for the Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI) Gerringong Committee, with their annual Quilt Show and Melbourne Cup luncheon attracting good numbers to support research at CMRI.
TEXT messages and emails may be the way today, but the Kiama Red Cross believes the community still love exchanging old-fashioned Christmas cards.
The Children's Medical Research Institute's annual fundraising lunch proved a great success at Carwoola - a magnificent property with a fascinating history.
Gerringong committee of the Children’s Medical Research Institute prepare for the annual quilt show.
Seeing little lives hit hard by cancer motivated Simone Tierney to get on her bike.
MORE than 100 handmade quilts will be on display at the annual Gerringong Quilt Show on November 7-9.
Hosted by the Gerringong Committee of the Children’s Medical Research Institute, the annual Quilt Show will display more than 100 stunning quilts to raise money for cancer research.
Just shy of 100 stalls converged on the grounds of the Murrumbidgee Turf Club opened the two-day Christmas fair that raises money for the Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI).
Leukaemia survivor Charlie Haggett's had his training wheels taken off and is set to ride in support of other kids hit by the disease.
A WAGGA fund-raising committee has had a laboratory named in its honour for raising more than $1 million for research into children's disease.
Getting fit – check, helping others in need – check, ensuring the health of her family – check. These are just some of the goals Scone mother Donna Palmer-Noonan is kicking this October. Oh, and kicking cancer's butt.
The Brown family of Aberglasslyn has joined the fight against childhood cancer and will take part in the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) Great Cycle Challenge this month.
Donna Weiss, along with her father Juergen Doebler, have undertaken the Great Cycle Challenge this month, riding 1000km and raising more than $1500 to help fight kid’s cancer.
Like many scientists, Dr Hilda Pickett's day-to-day job involves a significant amount of lab work. It's a process that yields regular results that Dr Pickett needs to make meaning from.
MILDURA’S Simone Tierney admits to being “a little worn out” after a massive October, with the mother of three and Endota Spa owner spending the past few weeks raising vital funds at part of the Great Cycling Challenge.
what better way to get a head start on all that festive fun than this week's Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI) Christmas Fair at the Murrumbidgee Turf Club?
Cessnock Leagues Club operations manager Sharon Apperley is taking on the Great Cycle Challenge – Riding to Fight Kids’ Cancer in October.
The Wagga Committee of Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI) are hosting a Christmas fair on October 24 and 25 with over 90 amazing stalls in support of research at CMRI.
Zara Daniels is taking part in the Great Cycling Challenge in October. It's another example of Ms Daniels getting active in the name of charity.
A Rural Fire Service (RFS) member from Pambula Beach is about to fundraise by burning some rubber.
Getting on their bikes, these cubs are hoping to raise as much money as possible for childhood cancer.
Eight Blue Mountains cyclists are among more than 5150 people who have registered for the Great Cycle Challenge, a national fundraiser for the Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI).
ANDREW Cross plans to pedal 1000km in one month to raise funds for the Children’s Medical Research Institute.
Charlie Haggett was diagnosed with leukaemia when he was 3. Now he wants to ride for other kids with cancer.
Cyclist Jodie Franklin aims to ride a total distance of 500km during October to raise money for kids' cancer research.
Australian scientists could be trialling breakthrough treatments for cancer and epilepsy in five years after finding a way to block a protein that decides what gets through cell walls.
CMRI scientists have helped identify a gene mutation that causes aplastic anemia, a serious blood disorder in which the bone marrow fails to produce normal amounts of blood cells.
Charlie Hagget is riding in the Great Cycle Challenge in October to help other kids who have been touched by cancer after he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when he was almost three.
Key to youthful cells are special molecules of DNA called telomeres, which are protective caps that stop the coils of genetic information that instruct almost every cell in the body from fraying.
A father has relived the moment he was forced to make the agonising decision to either save the life of his pregnant wife or his unborn child.
CMRI professor Phil Robinson and colleagues have developed a dynamin toolkit, which makes available new pharmacological protocols for use by medical researchers, biochemists and other scientists.
A Stanhope mother with a touching story is urging locals to get behind a worthy cause.
HomeWorld Builders is partnering with Jeans for Genes to raise funds for the organisation, inspired by one of their team members.
Over 90% of cancers express the telomerase enzyme, which is required for their survival, but researchers have had little success in targeting this enzyme to suppress tumour growth - until now.
Cessnock Wine Country Rotary Club distributed $5000 in donations from its community fund at its recent changeover dinner held at Cessnock Leagues Club.
Children's Medical Research Institute's Dean Hutchison almost lost his little girl Erin. Our research helped save her life. He shared his touching story with Mamamia and explained why he was determined to join the CMRI team.
Children's Medical Research Institute was the big winner when more than $14,000 was raised recently at Sculptures in the Garden at Spring Ridge.
The Short Telomere Syndrome Conference recently held in Sydney brought together international leaders in this field to consider state-of-the-art research and what can be done to improve future treatments for patients with these rare and often life-shortening diseases.
The liver is the only organ in the body that can modify our immune response. This, paradoxically, leaves it open to violent immune attack.
Cancer sufferers could one day avoid debilitating chemotherapy as a result of breakthrough Australian research into how to stop cancer cells dividing.
Professor Roger Reddel has brought some of the world's top experts to Sydney to explain short telomere syndrome - a condition which causes rapid ageing.
Cancer sufferers could avoid debilitating chemotherapy thanks to research at Children's Medical Research Institute that is examining how to stop cancer cells dividing.
For nearly 50 years, a group of Mudgee ladies have worked quietly to support research into diseases such as cancer and cystic fibrosis with $444,497 raised.
Children growing up in severely disadvantaged circumstances can experience drastic chromosome ageing.
CMRI's Hilda Pickett hopes a study which found poverty and stress might prematurely age children's chromosomes will eventually explain the mechanics of how stress shortens the chromosome caps.
Parramatta Council wants to make the Westmead health precinct an integral medical technology and employment cluster and increase its earning potential.
Gerringong Children's Medical Research Institute rock'n'rolled back the years when they hosted their Beatlemania fund-raising event at Gerringong Town Hall.
Researchers discover a tool to trigger an uncommon strategy cancer cells can use to lengthen their telomeres.
Researching telomeres and the results his team has achieved gets Prof Roger Reddel of Children's Medical Research Institute excited. And just quietly, you should be too.
The Manning and Great Lakes community is being encouraged to dress down in support of children's medical research by celebrating the 20th Jeans for Genes Day.
Quilt-maker extraodinaire Merelyn Pearce will share secrets of her craft at a Gerringong Children's Medical Research Institue fund-raiser held this Saturday.
Timboon and District Healthcare Service will be taking next Friday's Jeans for Genes Day a few steps further by holding a fund-raising trek along the Great Ocean Walk.
Kevin Rudd says if the Coalition goes ahead with its planned cuts the economy will be sent into recession.
Westmead hospital will get the largest slice of Federal Labor's investment into medical treatment facilities announced on Sunday.
Prime Minister Rudd visits Westmead Hospital to sell Labor's $122 million commitment to redevloping the facility if it wins this years election.
Robert Bird is taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge, with the hope to ride a cumulative 500km throughout October to help support the Children's Medical Research Insitute.
Warren Maag is riding his recumbent bike to raise money for the Children's Medical Research Insitute.
Echuca's Kevin L'Huillier is encouraging others to get on board the Great Cycle Challenge, which will raise funds towards research into a cure for childhood cancer.
Include a Charity has launched a campaign to encourage more people to consider supporting their favourite charities and leaving a lasting legacy through a charitable bequest.
Federal Member for Lindsay David Bradbury has welcomed the announcement of $10 million in additional funding for cancer services at Nepean Hospital.
For the past 50 years, the Children's Medical Research Institute has recieved a generous annual contribution from the Cessnock Donor Group.
The Christmas Fair at the MTC held annually to raise money for the Children's Medical Research Insitute is gearing up for a big year.
Five potentially life-saving projects have been short-listed for millions of dollars of funding from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation.
Many researchers are using cell lines that are not what they thing they are, potentially leading to seriously erroneous results, according to a paper in Nature that argues it is time the scientific community took action.
A re-elected Rudd government would inject $122 million into the redevelopment of Westmead Hospital and boosted research facilities in western Sydney.
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced a major upgrade for Sydney's Westmead Hospital if re-elected.
The recently announced Federal funding cuts - outlined in the Midyear Economic and Fiscal Outlook Statement - suggest this will likely also be the dominant health story for 2014.
Health leaders have released a $68 million revamp plan of a key health precinct in the marginal seat of Parramatta in Sydney's west, challenging both parties to fix "drastic" infrastructure issues in the lead up to the election.
It's cases like Livia Matby that inspired Children's Medical Research Institute to start the fundraiser called 'Jeans for Genes' 20 years ago. This is Livia's story.
Canberra Auxilliary lunch on the grounds of Government House raises funds for medical research.
CityNews cartoonist Paul Dorin has just completed painting his 20th pair of jeans for Children's Medical Research Institute's fundraising Jeans for Genes Gala Dinner.
Australian researchers will receive a significant boost in their fight against cancer from $9.43 million in funding through Cancer Australia's Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.
The Federal Government yesterday committed $10 million, to match a $20 million investment from the NSW Government, to the Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI) based at Westmead's Children's Hospital in Sydney.
The Australia Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has welcomed the Federal Government's $50 million funding boost for a new national stroke care program.
The Yuhu Group delivered a $1 million cash gift to Children's Medical Research Institute as an early Christmas present
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