2009 Grant Recipients Announced

The winners of the ACRF latest research grants are:

Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) & University of Newcastle NSW: $3.1 million

To build and equip two dedicated laboratories for the world’s first Chemical Proteomics Centre for Kinomics. This is a new discipline, merging genomics (genes) and proteomics (proteins) implicated in certain human cancers and is a priority area for new drug targets.

The Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB), South Australian Pathology and the University of Adelaide: $3.5 million

For equipment to establish a new Cancer Genomics Facility, enabling researchers to obtain insights into genetic modifications that underpin development of new tools for better diagnostics, disease prognosis, drug response, and resistance to chemotherapy.