News and Events 2011

November 2011

$25,000 raised for Burns research! The Sydney Burns Foundation, a Division of Sydney Medical School Foundation, Cruise for a Cause on Sydney Harbour. More

October 2011

Golden opportunity for muscle disorders. Finding treatments or even a cure for lifelong, unrelenting muscle disorders such as muscular dystrophy and motor neuron disease will be the focus of a new national research centre headed by Medical Foundation Burrows Professor in Paediatrics, Professor Kathryn North. More

Major gift will help fight colorectal cancer. A generous donation to Sydney Medical School will enable further research into one of the major health problems in Australia. More

Making a healthier Australia: Sydney expertise leads national funding round. Sydney Medical School Foundation is a spring board for many researchers in their early career, often providing start up funds for projects that attract NHMRC funding. More

Philanthropy supports prostate cancer research. Underfunding and lack of awareness has prompted Australian philanthropist Daniel Petre to donate $2 million to Sydney Medical School Foundation. More

September 2011

Sydney Medical School Reception at Government House On Thursday 29 September 2011, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of New South Wales, hosted a thank you reception for Sydney Medical School suporters at NSW Government House. More

August 2011

Support Sydney Medical School Foundation and Cook for a Cure. Our project, "Parkinson's Disease: Detecting Parkinson's Disease when it might still be curable", is headed by Principal Investigator Dr Simon Lewis. Please visit to participate in this exciting program. More

Lucy F Falkiner Fellowship Applications Now Open. The Lucy Falkiner Fellowship is awarded annually to a graduate of Sydney Medical School to study or undertake research at the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York.More

January 2011

New Director appointed to lead Sydney Medical School Foundation. Sydney Medical School Foundation is very pleased to announce the appointment of Geoff Deakin as Director, Sydney Medical School Foundations, effective 17 January 2011. More

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