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Funded Research

Research » Funded Research

Funded Research

Since 2003, Cancer Council ACT has contributed $928,692 to local cancer research.

Development of broad spectrum, non-genotoxic cancer treatments for acute myeloid leukaemias and multiple myeloma

Principal Investigator: Prof Ross Hannan and A/Prof Anneke Blackburn
Grant Awarded: 2015-2018, $340,000

Towards repurposing existing antiretroviral drugs as anticancer agents for cancer therapy

Principal Investigator: Dr Danny Rangasamy, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2014-15, $65,000

Understanding and targeting metabolic regulators of cancer cell proliferation and cell death.

Principal Investigator: Dr Anneke Blackburn, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2013-14, $60,000

Novel histone demethylase inhibitors: potential treatment against cancer metastasis and relapse by targeting cancer stem cells

Principal Investigator: A/Prof Sudha Rao, University of Canberra
Grant Awarded: 2012-13, $45,164

A new plasmid DNA delivery system - for vaccine development and cancer immunotherapy

Principal Investigator: Dr J Altin, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2011-12, $37,000

Chromosome condensation and the regulation of cell development

Principal Investigator: Dr A Fahrer, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2010-11, $50,000

Dichloroacetate: a novel anti-cancer agent

Principal Investigator: Dr Anneke Blackburn, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2009-10, $50,000

Carers of Cancer Patients: A sociological understanding of their emotional and support service experiences

Principal Investigator: Rebecca Olson, PhD candidate, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2008-09, $9,390

Understanding the role of Kleisin beta, a subunit of the condensin II complex, in T cell differentiation

Principal Investigator: Dr A Fahrer, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2008-09, $50,000

Carers of Cancer Patients: Understanding their support service needs.

Principal Investigator: Rebecca Olson, PhD candidate, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2007-08, $4,695

Cancer clinical trials at The Canberra Hospital

Principal Investigator: Dr D Yip, The Canberra Hospital
Grant Awarded: 2007-08, $44,000

Understanding the role of Kleisin beta, a subunit of the condensin II complex, in T cell differentiation.

Principal Investigator: Dr A Fahrer, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2006-07, $42,500

A clinical trials cancer research program in the ACT

Principal Investigator: Dr D Yip, Dr P Craft, A/Prof R Stuart-Harris, Dr D Leong, Dr A Davis, The Canberra Hospital
Grant Awarded: 2005-06, $33,700

Towards a cancer prevention program for the ACT and SE NSW region. A background paper and mapping exercise.

Principal Investigator: Ms N. Druhan-McGinn
Grant Awarded: 2004-06, $31,243

Coping styles and severity of toxicity from adjuvant chemotherapy for early breast cancer

Principal Investigator: A/Prof R Stuart-Harris, The Canberra Hospital and Prof D Byrne, The Australian National University
Grant Awarded: 2003-06, $66,000