Researching the cures

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Research projects

All the research we support is funded entirely by public donations. To date, 68 projects have been funded, with a total value of over £14.5 million. These are focused on early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer and the development and monitoring of new treatments.

Azeem Saleem

Dr Azeem Saleem

Grant made in 2008 Award Round

Dr Saleem will use PET imaging to gain new insights into pancreatic cancer.

Dr Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic

Dr Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic

Grant made in 2008 Award Round

This project aims to develop a panel of urinary biomarkers that can be used to test for pancreatic cancer.

Dr Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic

Dr Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic

Grant made in 2007 Award Round

The aim of this PhD study is to decipher the role of a protein called S100PBPR in the pathobiology of pancreatic cancer and assess its validity as a diagnostic and/or prognostic tool.

Eithne Costello

Dr Eithne Costello

Grant made in 2007 Award Round

Dr Costello is looking at the role of two proteins in the growth and spread of pancreatic cancer, with the ultimate goal of using this to develop a treatment for the disease.