Elucidation of the molecular basis by which the innate immune receptor TLR2 promotes gastric tumourigenesis

Lead researcher

A/Prof Brendan Jenkins, Prof Patrick Tan

Monash Institute of Medical Research

Years funded

This project explores the role of a key molecule of the immune system, TLR2, in promoting stomach cancer. The results will provide a greater understanding of how stomach tumour cells grow, and therefore lead to better diagnostic and treatment approaches for this cancer.

Lay Report

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant


$99,649 in 2014 & 2015, $92,149 in 2016