Closed Grand Challenges

In 2015 the independent advisory panel set seven Grand Challenges and funded four teams across three of these challenges.

Developing vaccines for non-viral cancers

Develop vaccines to prevent non-viral cancers

Eradicating EBV-related cancers worldwide

Eradicate EBV-induced cancers from the world

Discovering how unusual patterns of mutation are induced

Discover how unusual patterns of mutation are induced by different cancer-causing events

Distinguishing when is cancer not cancer

Distinguish between lethal cancers that need treating, and non-lethal cancers that don’t

Mapping tumours at a molecular level

Find a way of mapping tumours at the molecular and cellular level

Developing new approaches to target MYC

Develop innovative approaches to target the cancer super-controller MYC

Delivering macromolecules to all cells in the body

Deliver biologically active macromolecules to any and all cells in the body

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