Transriptional & post-translational mechanisms regulating apoptosis in cytokine receptor signalling

Lead researcher

A/Prof Paul Ekert, Prof Angel Lopez

Institution

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Years funded

2011-2013

This project explores the way in which molecules called growth factors keep cells alive. These mechanisms are often functioning abnormally in cancer cells, giving them a survival advantage over normal cells. This work explores this survival advantage in cancer cells and ways to treat it.

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant

Funding

$100,000 pa for three years

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