Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Abstract: Currently, therapeutic treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors(ICI’s), such as α-CTLA4 and/or α-PD1, are increasing survival rates (>50% four-year survival), particularly in highly mutated tumors. Moreover, combining ICIs with therapies that target tumor oncogenes has been highly effective in some tumors. Our hypothesis is that response to ICI therapy in immunologically “cold” tumors can be enhanced by combining ICIs with therapies targeted to oncogenic drivers that also induce exp...
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