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Cytoprotection Pharmacology in Tissue Engineering [ 2011 - 2016 ]

Also known as: Finding drugs and cells that help grow replacement tissues for surgery

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1003113]

Researchers: Prof Gregory Dusting (Principal investigator)

Brief description We aim to grow body tissues for surgery, including heart muscle, liver and pancreatic islets (for diabetes) and will investigate using stem cells to repair the brain after stroke. We will attempt to boost the expansion of blood vessels in growing tissues using molecular tools we have found crucial for cell signaling. In growing heart tissues and in stroke we will improve drugs that might boost the potential of stem cells to regenerate damaged tissues

Funding Amount $AUD 880,454.83

Funding Scheme Research Fellowships

Notes Research Fellowship

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