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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Translational application of mouse models of melanoma brain metastases
Principal Investigator:

Suzie Chen

Location: East Orange, NJ
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $174,969
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Much has been learned about the molecular pathology of melanoma in recent years and significant progress has been made towards its treatment, yet late-stage melanoma still remains one of the least curable cancers with high metastatic propensity. The brain is a common site of metastasis for patients with various neoplasia including melanoma, breast cancer, lung cancer, and colorectal cancer. The mainstay for treatment of brain metastasis has been radiation therapy; sometimes surgery and chemother...

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