Research Institute: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Amount granted: $3.5 million
Year granted: 2012
The equipment provided by this $3.5 million grant enabled the world-class team at Peter Mac to specialise in monitoring, isolation, and genetic profiling rare tumour cells. High resolution imaging of affected organs and tissues assists in the analysis of these rare cancers. The new technologies will significantly enhance Peter Mac’s emphasis on pre-clinical and translational research. It is the third ACRF grant awarded to Peter Mac in ten years.
Chief Investigator: Professors Sarah Russell, Stephen Fox, Min Gui, Steven Stoker and Joe Trapani