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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Therapeutic targeting of tumor metabolism in advanced prostate cancer
Principal Investigator:

Hongwu Chen

Location: Martinez, CA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $149,774
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Advanced prostate cancers disproportionally affect veteran populations in the US. One key feature of the advanced diseases is an aberrantly elevated cholesterol biosynthesis for the tumor, which likely contributes to the lethal progression of prostate cancer. However, the mechanisms underlying the aberration are poorly understood, which severely hinders exploitation of the unique metabolic vulnerability for effectively therapeutic intervention of advanced diseases. Epidemiological evidence from...

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