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Heparan sulfate complexes with VEGF for control of angiogenesis in tissue engineered constructs. [ 2005 - 2007 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP0557863]

Researchers A/Prof JM Whitelock; Dr LA Poole-Warren; Dr PJ Martens

Brief description The national/community benefits that will arise from this work include, the generation of knowledge related to the growth of blood vessels in the presence of a synthetic polymer that has been made to look like the natural polymers present in the body. This will lead to an understanding of the underlying mechanisms involved that may have down stream effects relevant to the replacement of many types of tissues being generated for clinical applications, including possible applications in the treatment of heart disease, the largest killer of people in the Western world.

Funding Amount $260,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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