Funded Research

Since 2003, Cancer Council ACT has contributed $1,728,692 to local cancer research.

Mechanisms and targets of protein synthesis dysregulation in cancer

Principal Investigator
Prof Thomas Preiss
Grant Awarded
2016-2019, $600,000

How exercise prevents obesity-related hepatocellular carcinoma: insights for chemoprevention of liver cancer

Principal Investigator
Prof Geoffrey Farrell
Grant Awarded
2016-2018, $200,000

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

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