The mechanisms of cell competition that suppress cancer development

Lead researcher

Prof Andreas Strasser, Dr Daniel Gray

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Molecular Genetics of Cancer Division

Years funded

This project explores how competition between progenitor cells in the thymus assures that damaged cells are continuously replaced by fit cells. Specifically we will investigate how defects in this process promote development of lymphoma and impact on cancer therapy.

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant


$100,000 pa for three years