Journal article

VEGF-D Promotes Tumor Metastasis by Regulating Prostaglandins Produced by the Collecting Lymphatic Endothelium

Tara Karnezis, Ramin Shayan, Carol Caesar, Sally Roufail, Nicole C Harris, Kathryn Ardipradja, You Fang Zhang, Steven P Williams, Rae H Farnsworth, Ming G Chai, Thusitha WT Rupasinghe, Dedreia L Tull, Megan E Baldwin, Erica K Sloan, Stephen B Fox, Marc G Achen, Steven A Stacker

Cancer Cell | CELL PRESS | Published : 2012


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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank Dr. Maria Macheda for critically reviewing the manuscript, Ms. Janna Taylor for assistance in generating figures, Dr. Bronislaw Pytowski for providing neutralizing VEGFR-2 and VEGFR-3 antibodies, and Dr. Matthias Francois for helpful discussion. This work was funded partly by a Program Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) and by funds from the Operational Infrastructure Support Program provided by the Victorian Government, Australia. S.A.S. and M.G.A. are supported by Senior Research Fellowships from the NHMRC. S.A.S. would like to acknowledge the support of the Pfizer Australia Fellowship. R.S. is supported by the Raelene Boyle Sporting Chance Foundation and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RAGS) Foundation Scholarship, and the RAGS Surgeon Scientist Program. S.P.W. is supported by a National Breast Cancer Foundation Doctoral Research Scholarship. N.C.H. and R.H.F. are supported by a Melbourne Research Scholarship from the University of Melbourne, Australia. E.K.S. is supported by a National Breast Cancer Foundation early career award and an NHMRC grant (1008865).