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Clinical research translation in fluorescence-guided surgery of brain cancer: developing a surgical endoscope with enhanced contrast [ 2017 - 2021 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1124160]

Brief description This proposal aims to improve the life expectancy of brain cancer patients by developing a new neurosurgical optical imaging device. The technology will transform the recently developed fluorescence-guided surgery procedure, where the tumour is endowed with artificial fluorescence. Our state-of-the art technology will enhance the fluorescence detection beyond visual perception to help remove hard-to-detect small cancer cell clusters, resulting in more accurate surgical removal of tumours.

Funding Amount $AUD 326,449.82

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Peter Doherty Biomedical ECF

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