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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Renal Cancer Metastasis: Molecular Mechanisms to Therapy
Principal Investigator:

Sunil Sudarshan

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,588
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is among the 10 most common malignancies in both men and women. It is also a malignancy that is prevalent in the Veteran population. A recent analysis of VA Central Cancer Registry (VACCR) data demonstrates that cancer of the kidney is the fourth most common cancer in the veteran population. The vast majority of studies on RCC biology have focused on primary tumors including recent large-scale sequencing data sets. Patients with disease confined to the kidney have exce...

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