Prof Wayne Phillips (Sept 2015 - Dec 2016), Dr Kathryn Kinross (Jan 2013 - Sept 2015)
The University of Melbourne
This project investigates the effectiveness of drugs which specifically block activity of the cancer-promoting genes known as the ‘PI3K-Pathway" in ovarian cancer cells. We will identify the reasons why cancers do or don't respond to treatment with these drugs so that we can improve treatment strategies.
P13K inhibitors for the treatment of ovarian cancer
Cancer Council Victoria Research Grant
$100,000 pa for 2013-2015, nil in 2016