Mouse phenotype-driven breast cancer risk gene discovery

Lead researcher

Dr Daniel Park, Prof David Goldgar, Dr Bernard Pope, Dr Tu Nguyen-Dumont, A/Prof Andrew Lonie

The University of Melbourne

Years funded

This project aims to discover new breast cancer risk genes by screening women affected by breast cancer for mutations in genes previously known to affect tumourogenesis in mice. This knowledge will benefit prevention and early detection screening programs.

Lay Report (Final)


Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant - Girls Night In


$98,691 in 2014 and $99,691 in 2015