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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Multi-Faceted Targeting of Treatment-Sensitive and Treatment-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Principal Investigator:

Arif Hussain

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $30,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The most common form of prostate cancer, adenocarcinoma, is a major healthcare problem facing Veterans. Prostate cancer is a hormonally driven disease in that it is primarily dependent on androgens for survival and propagation. Androgens provide such survival signals by interacting with androgen receptors (AR) within the prostate cancer cells. Since the testes are the primary source of androgenic steroids, the standard approach to treating advanced prostate cancer is to minimize gonadal producti...

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