Identification of new therapeutic targets in plasma cells and multiple myeloma

Project Description

This project will characterise 3 newly identified molecules that are highly expressed on both normal and malignant plasma cells. We will study their normal biology and will attempt to target them with monoclonal antibodies as a step towards new therapies for multiple myeloma and autoimmune diseases.

Year

2016-2018

Researchers

Prof Stephen Nutt, A/Prof Lynn Corcoran

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant

Institution

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Molecular Immunology Division

Funding

$99,800 in 2016, $100,000 pa 2017 and 2018

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