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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The Role of Long Noncoding RNAs in Cancer
Principal Investigator:

Andrew R. Hoffman

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $141,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Hepatocellular cancer (HCC) is the 5th most common malignancy in the United States, and its incidence is equally high in the Veteran population. Although liver cancer resection has proven to be an effective treatment for localized disease, new therapeutic modalities are needed to treat unresectable disease. This is a 4-year grant proposal to study epigenetic aspects of hepatocellular cancer in order to study the pathophysiology of this deadly cancer and to begin to identify new therapeutic drug...

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