The role of ZBTB11, a novel transcriptional regulator in liver development & the pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma

Project Description

The genetic causes of liver cancer are poorly understood although it has a characteristic genetic signature. This project studies the function of a liver cancer signature gene to determine its role in causing liver cancer, and its potential as the target for new therapies against liver cancer.

Lay Report (Final)

Year

2013-2015

Researchers

Prof Graham Lieschke, Dr Cristina Keightley, Prof Zhiyuan Gong

Funding Body

Cancer Council Victoria Research Grant

Funding

$100,000 pa for three years

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