Striving for a cancer-free future

Melbourne Mesothelioma Research Collaborative

Lead researcher

Dr Tom John, A/Prof Paul Mitchell, Dr Vinod Ganju, Prof Jonathan Cebon, Mr Simon Knight

Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute

Years funded

This project will explore a range of molecules in mesothelioma to determine if they are clinically useful. Furthermore it will aim to collect fresh tissue prospectively so that novel markers can be investigated, which may lead to the identification of clinically relevant markers.

Lay Report

Funding Body

Cancer Council Mesothelioma Grant


$239,100 in 2014, $210,700 in 2015 and $100,000 in 2016