Understanding how changes in RNA splicing contribute to myelodysplastic syndrome and chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia

Lead researcher

A/Prof Carl Walkley, A/Prof Wallace Langdon, Dr Meaghan Wall, Dr Alistair Chalk

Institution

St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research

Years funded

2017-2019

We are interested in understanding how two types of related blood cancer, myelodysplastic syndrome and chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia, form. We are trying to understand what how genes that are common mutated in both types of blood cancer do so that we can better understand how these cancers form.

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant

Funding

$100,000 per annum

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