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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The role of RNA splicing in non-small cell lung cancer
Principal Investigator:

Charles E. Chalfant

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $167,600
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for veterans and in the world, for both men and women in industrialized countries, accounting for an estimated 28% of all cancer deaths in the United States. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) represents the majority of these cancers,, and NSCLC has a 5-year survival rate of ~23% with current treatment options palliative. Hence, new therapeutic strategies are needed to impact this disease, and elucidation of new mechanisms controlling the tumorige...

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