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Gastrointestinal mesenchyme supports intestinal stem cells, promotes intestinal regeneration and drives cancer. [ 2015 - 2017 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1081852]

Researchers: A/Pr Daniel Worthley (Principal investigator)

Brief description The intestinal lining is continuously renewed by specialised cells called intestinal stem cells. Stem cells throughout the body are regulated by nearby connective tissues. But, the identity of these supportive cells in the gut are unknown. We test whether a discrete population of connective tissue cells in the gut support intestinal stem cells. This project will identify new cellular therapies and targets to promote intestinal repair and manage intestinal cancer.

Funding Amount $AUD 548,545.06

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes New Investigator Grant

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