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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX001179-05
Title: Molecular Pathobiology of Gastric Carcinogenesis
Principal Investigator:

Wael El-Rifai

Location: Miami, FL
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$739,782
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): SUMMARY/ABSTRACT Gastric cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-associated death worldwide. The 2015 global cancer statistics report indicated an estimated 951,600 new gastric cancer cases and 723,100 deaths occurred in 2012. Several studies have reported frequent association of gastric adenocarcinoma with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. The World Health Organization has classified H. pylori as a class I carcinogen and the main ris...



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