Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Research Career Scientist Award|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Cancer cells reprogram their metabolism to fuel anabolic processes required for their proliferation and survival. One way by which cancer cells reprogram metabolism is by hijacking the evolutionarily conserved metabolic function of the PI3K/Akt/mTORC1 signaling pathway. Another way is by markedly elevating the expression of the hexokinase isoform, HK2, which catalyzes the first committed step in glucose metabolism. The long-term goal of this grant application is to overcome challenges in targeti...
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