Clinical application of genomic approaches for cancer [ 2018 - 2022 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers: Dr Nicola Waddell (Principal investigator)

Brief description Cancer is the cause of 1 in 8 deaths worldwide. Cancer occurs due to errors or mutations in the DNA of normal cells. I will identify the mutations in tumour cells, which will tell us: i) How the tumour started and grew ii) How to treat the tumour and kill the cancer The work involves a variety of cancer types including mesothelioma, melanoma, oesophageal and breast cancer. The overall aim is to apply some of the research findings or approaches into patient care to improve patient survival.

Funding Amount $AUD 717,273.20

Funding Scheme Research Fellowships

Notes Research Fellowship

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