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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Co-targeting MADD and Wnt/β-catenin signaling in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Principal Investigator:

Bellur Prabhakar

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $261,997
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Description: Thyroid cancer incidence is rapidly increasing in the United States. Veterans are at even higher risk of developing thyroid cancer in their lifetime due to the increased potential of radiation exposure in the armed services. Furthermore, veterans who suffered from thyroid cancer self-reported a higher prevalence of Agent Orange exposure, increasing the relevance of this malignancy to the VA population. Despite the use of a range of combinations of treatments, ATC exhibits a...

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