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ABC Boyer Lectures 2018: Professor John Rasko


Head of Centenary’s Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital scientist Professor John Rasko AO has been named the guest lecturer for the 60th annual prestigious Boyer Lectures, run by the ABC. Professor Rasko’s “Life Re-engineered” lectures, which will be broadcast on ABC RN’s Big Ideas from October 15

Federal Government recognises Centenary excellence

Three researchers from the Centenary Institute have been awarded grants under a $200 million scheme developed by the Federal Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The process is highly-competitive, with only 320 medical research projects nationwide achieving success. Head of Centenary’s Molecular Cardiology Program and Royal Prince Alfred

Centenary farewells Professor Wolfgang Weninger


Leading immunologist Professor Wolfgang Weninger is wrapping up 11 years of service at the Centenary Institute, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney, to take-up a prestigious new role in his native Austria. Wolfgang received his clinical training in Dermatology at the Medical University of Vienna in the

Counting cells like clockwork

A group of Centenary supporters has generously donated $6,000 to the Institute’s Molecular Cardiology Program, allowing them to buy a new cell counter and continue further research into inherited heart disease. Representatives of the Order of the Eastern Star Home Fund and the Wollongong Chapter were given a tour of

City2Surf Superstars


A spot of hail momentarily lingered early on Sunday morning in Sydney, but it couldn’t keep the thousands of runners away who turned out in force to hit the pavement for this year’s City2Surf. With ominous grey clouds soon clearing to reveal bright blue skies, the conditions were near perfect

2 weeks until applications close


Have you entered the Centenary Institute Medical Innovation Awards yet? Applications close in just TWO weeks. We speak to last year’s runner-up Dr Stefan Oehlers from the Centenary Institute about why you should apply! Q: How has your award helped your research? A: The Centenary Institute Medical Innovation Award has