Mechanisms of resistance to P13K pathway inhibitors in ovarian cancer

Lead researcher

Prof Wayne Phillips (Sept 2015 - Dec 2016), Dr Kathryn Kinross (Jan 2013 - Sept 2015)

Institution

The University of Melbourne

Years funded

2013-2016

This project investigates the effectiveness of drugs which specifically block activity of the cancer-promoting genes known as the ‘PI3K-Pathway" in ovarian cancer cells. We will identify the reasons why cancers do or don't respond to treatment with these drugs so that we can improve treatment strategies.

Lay Report

Funding Body

Cancer Council Victoria Research Grant

Funding

$100,000 pa for 2013-2015, nil in 2016

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