Targeting P13K/AKT-dependent cellular senescence to treat cancer

Project Description

This project investigates new ways to arrest the growth of cancer cells by re-activating a checkpoint that protects normal cells from becoming cancerous. It will lead to new treatments for a range of cancer types.

Lay Report

Year

2014-2016

Researchers

Prof Richard Pearson, Dr Katherine Hannan

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant

Institution

The University of Melbourne

Funding

$100,000 per annum

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