Cancer Research Institute

The University of South Australia Cancer Research Institute (UniSA CRI) brings together the University’s brightest minds in world-class cancer research. 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 population health data, and 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

UniSA’s state-of-the-art health and research facilities support the Cancer Research Institute’s collaborative and holistic approach to cancer research. Our new $247m building in the heart of Adelaide’s BioMed City, as well as our facilities at City East campus, allow for exciting research, teaching and community engagement opportunities.