Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Circulating Biomarkers for the Detection of Human Liver Diseases|
Courtney W. Houchen
||Oklahoma City, OK
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) is the third most common cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. The risk of liver fibrosis and HCC increases significantly in hepatitis C virus (HCV) carriers with obesity and diabetes, which is a rising trend in the USA. Thus, HCC represents a wide-ranging public health issue. Our recent studies have revealed a positive correlation between overexpression of doublecortin-like kinase (DCLK1) and cancers of the liver, colon, intestine and pancreas. Recently, we ha...
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