Killing Cancer Cells by Activating the Cellular Intrinsic Nuclear Loss Program

Grant Project Details:

Awardee:
Wenqian Hu, PhD
Timeframe:
2019-2021
Location:
Mayo Clinic | Rochester, MN
Amount:
$250,000
Status:
In Process
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Grant Location

Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Grant Description

A major problem in leukemia treatment is the rise of drug-resistant mutations in the genome of cancer cells, which makes many well-designed cancer drugs ineffective over time. To solve this critical issue, here, we will develop a novel method of killing leukemia cells by inducing them to expel their nuclei.

Research Focus: Leukemias

Grant Awardee Biography

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