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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX001409-09
Title: REGULATORS OF EPITHELIAL TUMOR PROGRESSION
Principal Investigator:

Paul A. Khavari

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$660,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Epithelial tumor progression involves abnormal cell interactions with the extracellular environment as well abnormalities intrinsic to tumor cells themselves. Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arises in skin from ultraviolet mutagenesis and disproportionately affects U.S. Veterans due to sun exposure incurred in military service. Nationally, SCC is the second most common cancer, with ~1 million new cases yearly. SCC can lead to disfigurement and, in rare cases, lethal metastases. This Meri...



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