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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The role of RNA splicing in non-small cell lung cancer
Principal Investigator:

Charles E. Chalfant

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $41,250
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Today, lung cancer is the leading cause of death in both men and women in industrialized countries, accounting for an estimated 28% of all cancer deaths in the United States. Non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) represent the majority of lung cancers and carry a poor prognosis with a median survival of less than 12 months. Most patients present with unresectable disease, and the current treatment options of chemotherapy and radiation are palliative at best. Therefore, new strategies are needed in...

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