Flightless I, A target for new wound therapies [ 2011 - 2015 ]

Also known as: Development of new wound treatments

Research Grant

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Researchers: Prof Allison Cowin (Principal investigator)

Brief description Wounds and burn injuries are frequent injuries which can lead to deformity, disfigurement and loss of movement. The cytoskeleton is integral to the wound healing process and we have shown that a specific cytoskeletal protein, Flightless I (Flii), is an important regulator of wound repair. During the course of this fellowship I plan to further my investigations into the function and regulation of Flii in wounds and aim to develop new therapies for treating wounds and reducing scar formation.

Funding Amount $AUD 631,555.73

Funding Scheme Research Fellowships

Notes Research Fellowship

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