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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: CCN5 Therapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Principal Investigator:

Sushanta K. Banerjee

Location: Kansas City, MO
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $329,302
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Current therapies for breast cancer (BC) are firmly believed to improve patient survival efficiently. However, one-third of aggressive triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) patients may relapse more frequently compared to hormone receptor-positive subtypes, and patients may eventually develop the distant metastatic disease and drug resistance. There are no targeted therapies currently available for invasive and metastatic diseases, indicating a dire need for improved therapy. We revealed that CCN...

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