The role of ZBTB11, a novel transcriptional regulator in liver development & the pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma

Lead researcher

Prof Graham Lieschke, Dr Cristina Keightley, Prof Zhiyuan Gong

Years funded

The genetic causes of liver cancer are poorly understood although it has a characteristic genetic signature. This project studies the function of a liver cancer signature gene to determine its role in causing liver cancer, and its potential as the target for new therapies against liver cancer.

Lay Report (Final)

Funding Body

Cancer Council Victoria Research Grant


$100,000 pa for three years