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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Elucidation of MLK3 Signaling in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Principal Investigator:

Basabi Rana

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $28,769
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies and a major cause of death worldwide, with limited therapeutic options. Chronic liver diseases are believed to contribute significantly towards the development and progression of HCC due to their role in inflammation and injury. These chronic liver diseases including hepatitis, fatty live diseases (alcoholic and nonalcoholic) are prevalent among our veteran...

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