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Three winning projects

29. November 2012 The KELLNER FAMILY FOUNDATION has granted Principal Investigator Awards in financial support of scientific research into the biology of neoplastic diseases for the first time.

In a two-round selection process, the Expert Panel of the Science project and the Foundation’s Board of Trustees selected three of the 59 research projects that had been entered.

Investigating teams will receive four-year and five-year grants from the Foundation, and can first start to draw on the grants in early 2013.

Principal Investigator | Jan Brábek
Institution | Charles University in Prague; Department of Cell Biology of the Faculty of Science, Laboratory of Tumor Cell Invasiveness
Project name | Analysis of the plasticity of cancer cell invasiveness

Principal Investigator | Jaroslav Truksa
Institution |  Institute of Biotechnology of the ASCR, v.v.i.
Project name | Expression and regulation of multi-drug resistance proteins in tumor-initiating cells (TICs)

Principal Investigator | Jiří Bartek
Institution | Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký University Olomouc; Laboratory of Genome Integrity
Project Name | Targeting the Genome Integrity Machinery for Personalized Treatment of Prostate Cancer

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