Queen’s and TCD in €1.4m cancer research project

“Queen’s University Belfast and Trinity College Dublin have joined in a research initiative to develop new treatments for the most dangerous forms of cancer. The €1.4 million effort will target types of the disease with low survival rates. Details of the project were released yesterday. It is one of the first cross-Border projects of its type and will create about 12 research positions. It follows a number of findings by Queen’s, which has discovered potential biological targets against cancer cells. Trinity will make use of its computer modelling systems to design completely new drugs that can exploit these biological targets …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 23 December]

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