Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Lung Cancer Research Network

Lung Cancer Research Network

World-class researchers from some of Australia’s best universities and hospitals come together at the Centre for Lung Cancer Research to form the Lung Cancer Research Network.

The Network, made up of over 20 research teams, forms a multidisciplinary group of basic and applied researchers and clinicians, with more to join as the centre expands.

At this one-of-a kind facility, researchers can share results and innovate faster, advancing the field of lung cancer diagnosis and treatment as has never been seen before.

THE NETWORK'S MISSION

Our Network has one vision: to develop innovative solutions that will improve the healthcare outcomes and quality of life for people suffering with lung cancer.

  • The Lung Cancer Research Network brings together teams from hospitals, universities, networks and medical research institutes to focus on a common goal – multi-disciplinary teams developing an integrated approach to studying and treating lung cancers.
  • The Network links researchers with clinicians and healthcare providers across five core areas: patient interface, mechanism of disease, drug discovery, modelling disease/drug evaluation and drug delivery and technology.

OUR NETWORK

The Network links researchers with clinicians and health care providers across five core areas: patient interface, mechanism of disease, drug discovery, modelling disease/drug evaluation, and drug delivery and technology. This unique approach allows for a truly translational path to treating lung cancer, since each arm can provide scientific input, material and knowledge that support research in the other arms. Excitingly, this collaborative environment allows for an almost unlimited number of ‘multi- disciplinary’ projects.

To rapidly translate innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating lung cancer, the Network has established a number of Core Translational Projects.

TRACK RECORD IN LUNG CANCER RESEARCH

The Network’s founding research teams have a proven track record in research and clinical excellence.

  • They see 7,000 respiratory and cancer patients a year
  • They have published over 2,200 peer-reviewed journal articles between them
  • Their research across cancer biology, drug discovery, drug delivery clinical management and treatment has attracted more than $120 million in grant income over the past five years
  • They have graduated more than 130 higher degree research students in the same period

With this experience and reach, they’re perfectly placed to engage with patients, funders and industry to fuel desperately-needed growth in lung cancer research and lung cancer treatment.

Network Partners

The Lung Cancer Research Network brings together researchers from Medical Research Institutes, Universities and the Healthcare sector with a common goal for studying and treating lung cancers. Partners of the network are listed below.

To contact the network, please email Professor Maija Kohonen-Corish.

ADRI
Concert
Garvan Institute
George Institute
NSW Cancer Institute
NSW Health - Nepean
NSW Health - Sydney
Sydney Catalyst
Sydney Vital
TCRN
University of Queensland
University of Sydney
UNSW
Woolcock Institute
Register your interest as a research participant for research studies

We Need Volunteers for our research

Our Affiliations