NAME Professors Lindeman and Visvader
CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
INSTITUTION Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
GRANT TYPE Other
PROJECT TYPE Research
Breast Cancer Research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Centre for Translational Breast Cancer Research where the focus is to try to help fast-track promising research discoveries to the clinic. One of the projects that Professors Lindeman and Visvader are leading involves testing a new class of drugs called ‘BH3 mimetics’ that are showing promise for patients with metastatic breast cancer. They are hoping to take these drugs to the clinic over the next year.