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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Molecular Impact of Platinum Drugs on the Proteasome and SQSTM1_P62 Complexes_A Paradigm Shift in Resistance
Principal Investigator:

Rajagopal Ramesh

Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: September 2017 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $185,341
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Lung cancer-related death is primarily due to disease recurrence, drug resistance, and metastasis. Platinum compounds such as cisplatin (CDDP) and carboplatin (CBDCA) and their derivatives are widely used in the treatment of lung cancer. Although the tumors initially respond to platinum drugs, they adeptly develop resistance thereby escaping therapy. Therefore, understanding the mechanisms by which cancer cells evade therapy and develop resistance is essential for developing new therapeutic appr...

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