Researchers at the ACRF Drug Discovery Centre, located in the Children’s Cancer Institute of Australia (CCIA), are now screening the most promising drugs in the treatment for childhood cancers with a one of a kind robot funded by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF).

Coinciding with International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day, today’s announcement of the first drug screening at CCIA using this new technology is a huge step in personalised medicine and revolutionising the development of treatments for children’s cancers.

Read the Joint CCIA and ACRF Media Release 14 February 2011: Drug Discovery Robots Join War Against Kids Cancer.

RECENT NEWS: CCIA’s Professor Michelle Haber discusses exciting updates on childhood cancer treatments with Channel Ten.

Read more about the $3.1 million grant awarded by ACRF to CCIA in 2007 to establish the ACRF Drug Discovery Centre.