Prostate Cancer Canada Translational Acceleration Grant awarded to Drs. Ong, Gleave and Chi

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November 18, 2014 - Prostate Cancer Canada has awarded a third Translation Acceleration Grant under their program TAG2: Novel Therapeutics for Advanced Disease. This funding is for groups studying novel therapeutics and treatment options for metastatic and castrate-resistant prostate cancer, for projects aimed at eliminating advanced disease from affected men.

The project "Therapeutic protein inhibitors of SEMA3C in treatment of advanced prostate cancer" is co-lead by Drs. Chris Ong and Martin Gleave, with Dr. Kim Chi as co-investigator. The one-year grant is for $514,724 starting on October 1, 2014.

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