The mechanisms of cell competition that suppress cancer development
This project explores how competition between progenitor cells in the thymus assures that damaged cells are continuously replaced by fit cells. Specifically we will investigate how defects in this process promote development of lymphoma and impact on cancer therapy.
Prof Andreas Strasser, Dr Daniel Gray
Cancer Council Research Grant
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Molecular Genetics of Cancer Division
$100,000 pa for three years