LRH-1 as a target for breast cancer therapy

Project Description

LRH-1 is a protein that has recently been shown to be important in colon cancer progression. Because LRH-1 is also present in breast cancer tissue, this research proposal will evaluate the importance of LRH-1 in breast cancer development, and the potential of drugs that inhibit LRH-1 to slow breast cancer progression.

Year

2006-2007

Researchers

Dr Colin Clyne, Dr Margaret Jones

Funding Body

Val Straker Fellowship (2006)

Institution

Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research

Award / Duration

Pink Ribbon Day Research Grant: 2006-2007

Funding

$67,922

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