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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Harikrishna Nakshatri

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2025
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $146,284
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project summary: My current research is focused on understanding mechanisms by which breast cancer initiates and progresses. While many studies on breast cancer progression are focused on cancer cell biology, we are evaluating breast cancer as a systemic disease that influences the function of multiple organs. Breast cancer- associated deaths are not simply due to metastasis of cancer cells to distant organs or resistance to treatment but also due to its deleterious effects of cancer on bone and...

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