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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Combinations of Grape Seed and Milk Thistle Extracts Against Lung
Principal Investigator:

Jenny T. Mao

Location: Albuquerque, NM
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $150,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Grape seed procyanidin extract (GSE), and milk thistle silymarin extract (MTE) are widely used health food supplements to promote cardiovascular (CV) and hepatobiliary health, respectively. Both GSE and MTE contain high levels of polyphenols that are structurally distinct with strong antioxidant properties, and each agent has been shown to exert antineoplastic effects against lung cancer. Preliminary data using combinations of GSE and MTE shows exciting, unequivocal synergistic anticancer effect...

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