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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Impact of N-Acetylgalactosamine-4-Sulfatase (Arylsulfatase B) on the Progression of Melanoma
Principal Investigator:

Joanne K. Tobacman

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $39,200
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The morbidity and mortality of malignant melanoma are significant problems for veterans, their families, and the general public. Progress has been made in early diagnosis and in treatment, in particular with advances in checkpoint inhibition therapy. However, not all patients respond to this approach and the treatment has major toxicity. There is a continuing unmet need for improvement in treatment of melanoma. This project presents a novel and potentially breakthrough treatment approach, based...

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