Type: Childhood cancer

A/Professor Ziegler will test if a new drug combination can switch off the overactive molecular pathway and halt cancer progression in the most aggressive childhood brain tumours.

Dr Cheung’s project will be the first to identify and investigate the risk factors for the development of some childhood cancers.

This research will pave the way for the development of a less invasive and personalised diagnostic tests to detect cancer relapse in children with ALL.