PTPN2 and adoptive T cell immunotherapy

Project Description

This project will determine whether the immune response to tumours can be enhanced by targeting an inhibitory molecule known as PTPN2. The results will lead to a new and more effective approach for cancer treatment.

Year

2016-2018

Researchers

Dr Florian Wiede

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant

Institution

Monash University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Funding

$100,000 pa for three years

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