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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Phage Display for Improved Peptide-Based Tumor Targeting and Imaging Agents
Principal Investigator:

Susan L. Deutscher

Location: Columbia, MO
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $125,658
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Aggressive forms of cancer are a leading health problem for United States Veterans. While most cancers are treatable in their earliest forms, gender-related cancers including those of the breast and prostate are often fatal when diagnosed at advanced and/or metastatic stages. In 2020, these cancers will account for over 75,400 annual deaths in the general population, with morbidity rates significantly higher in the Veteran population. While most patients initially respond to treatment, they ofte...

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