The role of SOCS1 in inflammatory disease and cancer

Project Description

This project aims to understand how an important molecule, SOCS1, functions to control inflammation that, if left unchecked, can lead to various forms of cancer. We aim to gather the knowledge necessary to mimic the action of SOCS1 with a therapeutic drug.

Lay Report

Year

2014-2016

Researchers

Dr Jeffrey Babon, Dr Nadia Kershaw

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant

Institution

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Funding

$99,705 pa for three years

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