Connecting cancer mechanisms
- Researcher: Dr Colin Adrain
- Institution: Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia (IGC), Lisbon, Portugal
- Award Amount: £196,827 for 3 years from September 2014
- Cancer Type: General Cancer Research
Cancer is an incredibly complex disease. In order to truly understand how it works, each and every possible molecular interaction and activity must be mapped- a huge task. But little by little scientists are getting there. And the more we know, the better therapies we can develop. The sheer extent of the molecular interactions involved in developing cancer is so vast that scientists must focus on just a few molecules at a time, carefully linking together exactly how they work. It’s painstaking, but vital work.
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