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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Targeting the Bone Microenvironment to Reduce Tumor-induced Bone Disease
Principal Investigator:

Julie A Sterling

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $262,873
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Tumor-induced bone disease frequently occurs in patients suffering from some of the most common malignancies (prostate, breast, lung) in the general population and the Veteran population. While the tumor microenvironment is known to support tumor growth and bone destruction, the details of these interactions remain unclear. Despite the well-defined role of bone marrow derived cells in supporting tumor growth and metastasis in soft tissue sites, surprisingly little is known about their contributi...

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