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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Signaling Pathways and Therapeutic Targeting of Leukemic Cells
Principal Investigator:

Leonidas C. Platanias

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This is a competing renewal application focused on the mechanisms of leukemogenesis and the identification of new targets for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Developing novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of AML is of high clinical translational relevance and importance, as the outcome for the majority of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) remains very poor, despite recent advances in the field. The emergence of leukemic cell resistance continues to be a serious...

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