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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Role of NK cells in control of HCV infection associated hepatocellular carcinoma
Principal Investigator:

Donald D. Anthony

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Remarkable advances with hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection therapy have been made over the past 5 years,. At the same time, the peak of morbidity for the HCV epidemic, including outcomes such as cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) will not occur until 2030. In fact, HCC is one of the fastest growing cancer related causes of death in the US. Certainly, at some point successful therapy for HCV will reduce the incidence of HCC. Though when this will be realized is unclear, in part due to t...

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