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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Ajay Rana

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $121,139
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract: The main focus of research in our group is to understand the underlying molecular mechanisms of pancreatic and breast cancer pathogenesis. The overarching goal of our research is to investigate how the cellular pathways (i.e. circuits) are dysregulated and can lead to uncontrolled cell growth (i.e. cancer). The ultimate goal is to develop and use small molecules to target the dysregulated proteins that are the underlying cause of pancreatic and breast cancers pathogenes...

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