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Breast Cancer Cure, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, and the Health Research Council are pleased to announce that funding has been offered to the following recipients through the Breast Cancer Research in New Zealand partnership. This call for applications was about supporting high-quality and innovative research into breast cancer in New Zealand to improve quality of life and, ultimately, ensure survival from the disease.

2019 Breast Cancer Research in New Zealand partnership recipients:

Dr Gavin Harris, Canterbury District Health Board
Using deep learning and digital pathology to intrinsically subtype breast cancer
24 months, $249,650
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Dr Annette Lasham, The University of Auckland
Validation of a liquid biopsy to predict recurrence in NZ breast cancer patients
18 months, $244,095
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Barbara Lipert, The University of Auckland
Validation of predictive biomarkers for T-DM1 activity in HER2+ breast cancer
24 months, $195,571
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Dr Logan Walker, University of Otago
Analysis of full-length transcripts for variant classification in breast cancer
24 months, $186,149
(Funded fully by Breast Cancer Cure)
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