South Australia

Flinders University

Flinders – Adelaide

Chief Investigator: Professor David Watson

South Australian PROBE-NET team

 

Oestrogen receptor biology in oesophageal adenocarcinoma, in vitro and in vivo studies

Funding: SAHMRI Beat Cancer Project Blue Sky Funding Scheme (funded by Cancer Council SA) - Role of estrogen receptor signalling in oesophageal adenocarcinoma.

Investigators: Olga Sukocheva, Damian Hussey, David Watson

miRNA predictors of GI cancer response to chemoradiotherapy, studies in blood and tissue

Funding: National Health and Medical Research Council Competing Project Grant Identification of biomarkers of response and toxicity to chemoradiotherapy for oesophageal tumours.

Investigators: D Watson, D Keefe, J Bowen, D Hussey, A Tsykin, S Thompson, C Karapetis

Molecular characterisation of neosquamous epithelium after ablation of Barrett's oesophagus

Molecular characterisation of medically vs surgically treated Barrett's oesophagus epithelium (research assistant Alfiya Ansar)

Funding: National Health and Medical Research Council Competing Project Grant for: Efficacy of ablative therapies for Barrett’s oesophagus.

Investigators: David Watson, Reginald Lord (UNSW-St Vincents), Finlay Macrae (Melbourne), Damien Hussey, A Aly, George Mayne.