Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Therapeutic potential of Palmatine in pancreatic cancer|
Addanki P Kumar
||San Antonio, TX
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Current projections predict pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) will become the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths surpassing breast, prostate and colorectal cancers by 2030. Lack of treatment strategies that can reduce the near equal incidence and mortality rate is a barrier for this disease. A key feature of PDAC is desmoplasia, which is characterized by increased fibrosis and inflammation. Desmoplasia plays a critical role not only in pancreas pathogenesis but also in tumor mai...
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