The mechanisms of cell competition that suppress cancer development

Project Description

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.

Year

2016-2018

Researchers

Prof Andreas Strasser, Dr Daniel Gray

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant

Institution

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Molecular Genetics of Cancer Division

Funding

$100,000 pa for three years

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