Lead cancer research with foresight, to benefit society

The University of South Australia Cancer Research Institute (UniSA CRI) brings together the University’s brightest minds in world-class cancer research1. With a focus on personalised precision treatments, better diagnostics, prevention and survivorship, our researchers include specialists in associated areas such as health economics, drug engineering and data, and population health data, together we can make a powerful difference and truly change the lives of people affected by cancer.

Our areas of strength include:

  • Discovery and development of new cancer drugs
  • Early detection and prognosis
  • Side effects of chemotherapy
  • Population health research to improve the future of health
  • Translating data evidence into practice
  • Improving the quality of cancer care and cancer treatments
  • Alleviating rural cancer disparities
  • Improving the delivery of radiotherapy

Gateway of Adelaide’s BioMed City

UniSA CRI is dedicated to tackling cancer – one of the University’s six research themes – to deliver real-world solutions with impact.

In mid-2015, UniSA began building a new $247m health and research facility. The Bradley Building opened in 2018, and is an integral part of Adelaide BioMed City on North Terrace, opening up a number of new cancer research, teaching and community engagement opportunities.

1Well-above world standard research in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Science & Nursing, 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

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Email address: CancerResearchInstitute@unisa.edu.au

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University of South Australia Cancer Research Institute
City West Campus
Level 8, Bradley Building
Cnr North Terrace and Morphett Street,
Adelaide SA 5000