Our research projects

Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland's National Research Program

Closer to outsmarting leukaemia

Our researchers have identified a way aggressive acute myeloid leukaemia can become resistant to treatment.

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Peter Mac researchers

New drug combination turbo charges attack against cancer

Survival times have doubled in early testing of this powerful new drug combination for patients with advanced blood cancers.

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New cancer research funding

New funding to beat blood cancer

A multi-million dollar injection of research cash into Queensland has given fresh hope to blood cancer patients.

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Professor Maher Gandhi

Better blood cancer treatments

Professor Maher Gandhi is coordinating world-leading blood cancer research.

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Dr Steven Lane

New treatments for acute leukaemia

Dr Steven Lane is beating blood cancers by investigating the role of an enzyme called telomerase in acute leukaemias.

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Therese Vu is investigating the role of a gene that may play a role in transforming a blood disorder into acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Unlocking leukaemia's genetic secrets

Therese Vu is investigating the role of a gene that may play a role in transforming a blood disorder into acute myeloid leukaemia.

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Dr Stephen Mattarollo

Boosting the immune system response

Dr Stephen Mattarollo is investigating how a new vaccine, combined with front-line therapy, Rituximab, improves outcomes for non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients.

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Dr Steve Lane

Optimising stem cell transplantation

Dr Steven Lane is investigating new ways to stimulate a protein that helps bone marrow to produce stem cells.

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Katie Lineburg is helping to beat blood cancer in the lab

Graft v Host disease

To help better understand cGVHD, Katie Lineburg is investigating the cellular processes and immune cells involved in driving the disease.

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Dr Steven Lane is evaluating a new combination drug therapy for polycythemia vera (PRV).

Targeting stem cells in myeloproliferative disorders

Dr Steven Lane is evaluating a new combination drug therapy for polycythemia vera (PRV).

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Research projects at the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland

Research project archive

The full list of the blood cancer research projects we’ve funded since 2008.

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