NCI Awards $9M to OSU-IU Center for Cancer Systems Biology for Epigenetic Research | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Ohio State University and Indiana University will use a $9 million award from the National Cancer Institute to continue studies on cancer genes and the epigenetic agents that mask their expression.

Over the next five years, researchers from both universities will study epigenetic changes in prostate, breast, and ovarian cancer cells that cause resistance to hormonal therapy or traditional chemotherapy.

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