How genes dispose to blood cancer

Lead researcher

Dr Ashley Ng

Institution

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Years funded

2011-current

The development of a blood cancer requires the imbalance of multiple genes in a blood cell. This project aims to explore which genes interact to produce blood cancer, and the specific roles these genes have in cancer and normal blood development.

Identification of the genes and pathways involved in blood cancer development may allow new or better directed therapies against blood cancers.

Funding

approx $20,000 per year

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