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Funding agency: National Cancer Institute
Grant amount: $27.9 million
Grant duration: 5 years
Principal investigator: Dr. Ronald T. Mitsuyasu, associate director of the UCLA AIDS Institute
Summary: To conduct multicenter, cooperative group clinical trials for the treatment or prevention of cancers in HIV/AIDS and to study the biology of these tumors in the context of his clinical trials.

Funding agency: National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Grant amount: $11.5 million
Grant duration: 5 years
Principal investigator: Kathrin Plath, associate professor of biological chemistry
Summary: To determine the fundamental mechanisms underlying the interplay among transcription factors, chromatin structure and higher-order genomic organization during the conversion to induced pluripotent stem cells, in the maintenance of pluripotency, and differentiation of pluripotent cells.

 





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