Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Autoinflammation in Human Melanoma|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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PROJECT SUMMARY/ABSTRACT Melanoma has a high propensity for metastasis and accounts for 80% of skin cancer-related deaths. Despite the progress in melanoma therapeutics over the last several years, melanoma remains a challenge in clinical oncology. The immune system plays an important role in controlling and eliminating cancer. However, tumors often evade/escape immune attack by modifying their phenotypes and inducing immunosuppression. Recent breakthrough in treating cancers with immune checkpo...
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