Liverpool Head & Neck Centre

Liverpool academics awarded £5.7m in cancer research grants


Academics at the Liverpool Head and Neck Centre have been awarded five cancer research grants totalling £5.7m.

The 5 projects are:

  • Realizing the radiobiological impact of protons and high-LET particles in head and neck cancer and glioblastoma models (NIH)

  • Novel insights into the cellular response to complex DNA damage induced by proton beam therapy (MRC): 

  • PATHOS-T: Bioresource collection associated with PATHOS

  • RAPTOR: Randomised Controlled Trial of PENTOCLO in Mandibular Osteoradionecrosis (NIHR)

  • SARS-CoV-2-reactive tissue-resident memory T cells in healthy and cancer subjects (NIH)