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Improving anti-cancer therapy by stromal targeting and remodelling [ 2017 - 2019 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1122108]

Researchers: Prof Ruth Ganss (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Juliana Hamzah Prof Alistair Forrest

Brief description We have developed a new drug which binds to abnormal cancer blood vessels. Upon binding, shape and tone of cancer vessels are restored and they become tighter. Our research will now test whether combining this new drug with current standard-of-care therapies such as chemo- and immunotherapy, will improve cytotoxic drugs and also make the immune system work better to fight the cancer. We also expect that tightening of blood vessels will stop cancer cells from spreading throughout the body.

Funding Amount $AUD 689,503.38

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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