The 2015 New Concepts Symposium featured six presentations of embryonic research concepts.

Prof Rob Ramsay from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre won the Best of New Concepts Award for his concept ‘Vaccination against Adenoid cystic and Colorectal Carcinoma Using MYB cDNA – VACCUMeD clinical trial – Immune Modulatory Therapy in Colorectal and Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma’.

A/Prof Barbara Mullan from Curtin University and Dr Haryana Dhillon from the University of Sydney were runners up with their concept ‘Managing bowel symptoms after colorectal cancer: an online dietary advice intervention’.