Australasian Sarcoma Study Group (ASSG): Johanna Sewell Sarcoma Research Grant 2015

The aim of the ASSG is to improve outcomes for sarcoma and related tumours in the Australian community by undertaking outstanding international basic, translational, clinical and supportive care research. The ASSG provides the infrastructure for collaboration between multi-disciplinary teams (MDT), which comprise specialist health professionals who work together to discuss cases and how to best manage treatment and care.

Funding & Duration

In honour of her daughter Johanna, who was diagnosed with bone cancer (osteosarcoma) and tragically succumbed to this disease in 1989, Ms Helen Sewell (AM) has donated $50,000 to the Australasian Sarcoma Study Group to support sarcoma research. This grant is offered for 12 months for direct research costs for clinical or translational research into sarcomas.


Applicants must demonstrate project feasibility, innovation and excellence, with particular priority given to clinically-focussed research.

Submission Requirements

Applications must be accompanied by a signed and completed copy of the University’s Grant Application Cover Sheet. Submissions may be emailed to the Research Branch unless otherwise specified.


Further Information

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