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19/4/2013

IMIM: AICR, one of the most important cancer research associations in the world, to finance two IMIM projects

IMIM: AICR, one of the most important cancer research associations in the world, to finance two IMIM projects


News from IMIM-Hospital del Mar


The Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) has granted Dr. Anna Bigas, coordinator of the IMIM stem cells and cancer research group, 199,867 GBP (231,491 euros) for the three year project “Notch1 and B-Catenin Crosstalk in T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia”, and Dr. Sandra Peiró, investigator for the IMIM epithelial-mesenchymal transition in tumor development research group, 167,495 GBP (193,955 euros) for the project “Heterochromatin reorganization during the EMT process is controlled by Snail1 transcription factor” also due to take place over three years.

AICR is a charitable organisation which has for the past 32 years provided funding for investigators with high level cancer research projects, regardless of their country, in order to support basic or translational research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer.

More information:

IMIM press release

Nota de premsa de l'IMIM (Catalan)