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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Impact of N-Myc interactor on metastatic progression of breast cancer.
Principal Investigator:

Rajeev S Samant

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $67,140
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


With increased participation of women in the military there is an increased need to effectively diagnose, manage and cure breast cancer in the veteran population. The invasive and metastatic nature of this cancer poses a formidable challenge. Our long term goal is to identify therapeutic avenues to effectively treat metastasis of breast cancer. The objective of the proposed work is to understand the mechanistic and functional consequences of the loss of a gatekeeper protein NMI, on breast cancer...

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