[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1039393]
Dr Sharon Pattison
Brief description Gastric cancer is a common cancer with poor survival, but is and potentially curable when diagnosed at an early stage. However currently there are no non-invasive markers for the early detection of gastric cancer, and treatments for advanced cancer are limited. Secreted frizzled related protein 4 (SFRP4) is a protein that is thought to play a role in invasion of gastric cancer. This study will investigate the utility SFRP4 as a diagnostic test and possible therapeutic for gastric cancer.
Funding Amount $AUD 137,700.52
Funding Scheme Postgraduate Scholarships
Medical/Dental Postgraduate Scholarship