Project Violet’s innovative research uses nature as its guide. Many organisms produce tiny proteins called peptides that are small enough, stable enough and specific enough to deliver cancer drugs. The team modifies these molecules to generate versions that target some of the most treatment-resistant malignancies. These molecules are poised to spark a radical leap forward in cancer medicine.
Below are the links and descriptions of the sector under 'The Science'. Please click on one or all of them to learn more about the science behind Project Violet. If you get stuck on any of the science terms, please check out our 'Glossary' section.
1. The Background
This section has some links that contain science background information on some Project Violet related topics.
2. The Research: Shorter Version
This section describes some of the main ideas behind the Project Violet pipeline in a shorter and more basic version.
3. The Research: Longer Version
This section describes some of the main ideas behind the Project Violet pipeline in a longer and more detailed version.