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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Convergence of Endothelin-1 and Androgen Signaling in Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis
Principal Investigator:

Gregory A Clines

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Prostate cancer is the most common deadly cancer of men. Bone metastasis is a painful complication of advanced prostate cancer associated with significant morbidity. Endothelin-1 (ET-1) is a prostate cancer- secreted factor that activates the osteoblast endothelin A receptor (ETAR) causing osteoblast proliferation and pathologic new bone formation. In turn, osteoblasts send chemotactic and growth cues back to the prostate cancer cells. Preliminary data have unexpectedly demonstrated that ablatio...

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