Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1142354]

Researchers: Dr Seth Masters (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Andrew Murphy

Brief description Il-18 helps to prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes, however the process by which this cytokine is activated to prevent obesity is not known. We have now found the pathway that drives to this process. This project will seek to extend our observations to show how this can be targeted therapeutically to treat obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Funding Amount $AUD 348,178.20

Funding Scheme Targeted Calls

Notes A*STAR Joint Call for Research in Novel Molecular Mechanisms of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases

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