The role of genes and genetic co-operativity in leukemogenesis and normal blood development

Lead researcher

Dr Ashley Ng

Institution

Division of Cancer and Haematology, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Years funded

2012 - present

The development of a blood cancer requires the imbalance of multiple genes in a blood cell.

This project aims to explore which genes interact to produce blood cancer, and the specific roles these genes have in cancer and normal blood development.

Identification of the genes and pathways involved in blood cancer development may allow new or better directed therapies against blood cancers.

Funding Body

Cancer Council Victoria Lions Foundation Cancer Research Fellowship

Funding

Approximately $20,000 per annum

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