NAME Professor Neil Watkin
CANCER TYPE Lung cancer
INSTITUTION Garvan Institute of Medical Research
STATE New South Wales
GRANT TYPE $80,000

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Australia. 80% of cases are inoperable.

Study is limited by the lack of high quality tissue samples required for comprehensive genome analysis. This novel project hopes to discover how lung cancer evolves and how to target new effective therapies.