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Sydney Vital Members Receive Ramsay Research and Teaching Fund

Sydney Vital Members, Prof Robert Baxter and Dr Sarah Hayes are awarded the Ramsay Research and Teaching Fund 2018/19 with their Knowledge Discovery Projects in biomedical research.

Ramsay Research and Teaching Fund, administered by Royal North Shore Hospital and North Shore Private Hospital, has provided more than $16m to support research and teaching projects, salary support and scholarships on the RNSH campus since 1998.

Prof Robert Baxter is awarded for his project of ‘Fingolimod as a novel breast cancer therapy – modifying its immunosuppressive effect by combination with the EGFR inhibitor, gefitnib.’; Dr Sarah is granted for her project of ‘Predicting the benefit of immunotherapy in patients with lung cancer’.

Congratulations to the two members and Sydney Vital would like to see their innovative projects delivering better health care to the local community.

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