Transriptional & post-translational mechanisms regulating apoptosis in cytokine receptor signalling

Lead researcher

A/Prof Paul Ekert, Prof Angel Lopez

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Years funded

This project explores the way in which molecules called growth factors keep cells alive. These mechanisms are often functioning abnormally in cancer cells, giving them a survival advantage over normal cells. This work explores this survival advantage in cancer cells and ways to treat it.

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant


$100,000 pa for three years