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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Targeting Integrins in Lung Cancer
Principal Investigator:

Tianhong Li

Location: Martinez, CA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: February 2021 - January 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $143,850
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in US veterans and worldwide. Molecularly targeted therapy and immunotherapy are two recent major breakthroughs in lung cancer treatment that have been shown to extend life and increase cure, but each of them benefits ~20% of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. Novel therapeutic strategies are needed to identify new treatment targets and develop and validate the assays that select the appropriate patients for molecularly targ...

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