Understanding a newly discovered way cells repair damage to DNA
- Researcher: Dr Ludovic Deriano
- Institution: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
- Award Amount: £188,938 for 3 years from 1st March 2019
- Cancer Type: General Cancer Research
Dr Ludovic Deriano and his team at Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, recently discovered two new genes, which play an important role in controlling DNA repair. They now want to discover exactly how these genes help to repair damage to DNA and reveal a novel molecular mechanism that could be used as a new therapeutic target for cancer.
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