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Kenner receives funding from the Austrian Science Fund for prostate cancer research project

A new stand alone project was accepted for funding at the board meeting of the Austrian Science Fund on June 25, 2013.

Prostate Cancer stained for high-molecular weight cytokeratin (white), keratin 8 (green), AMACR (red), nuclei (blue). Tumors are identified by high AMACR and loss of basolateral polarity. Image: Tissuegnostics

Starting in August 2013 Prof. Kenner will conduct his prostate cancer research programme with financial support by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) through stand-alone project "Genetic dissection of IL-6 signaling in prostate cancerogenesis" (P26011). Prof. Kenner was delighted at this news, stating "Funding clinically relevant research through competitive research proposals has become more and more competitive nationally in recent years. I am proud that we have been selected for funding with this ambitious research proposal."