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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX003742-04A1
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):
$1,202,226
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

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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