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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Molecular and Genetic Studies of Bladder Tumorigenesis
Principal Investigator:

Xue-Ru Wu

Location: New York, NY
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,793
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Bladder cancer is very common, costly to manage but extremely poorly studied. The incidence of bladder cancer is disproportionally higher in the Veterans than in the general population because the disease mainly afflicts the aging males with a history of cigarette smoke. The risk of developing bladder cancer is even higher in patients with spinal cord injuries – a condition very prevalent in the Veterans. There are many challenges in the clinical management of bladder cancer including the unpred...

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