How androgens drive prostate cancer cell growth

The project in a nutshell

Finding out what genes, controlled by the androgen hormone, result in prostate cancer cell growth and how they do it.

Why we funded it

The knowledge from this project will help give a greater understand of what controls the growth of prostate cancer and could provide a way of identifying which cancers are aggressive and which are not.

Grant information

Institution - Newcastle University
Researcher - Professor David Elliott
Grant award - £159,129
Duration - 2013-2016
Reference - PG12-34 Elliott