Dr. Stefano Monti and Collaborators Awarded NIDCR R01 Grant

Source: Boston University School of Medicine

Researchers at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and the School of Medicine have received a five-year, $3.2 million National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) R01 grant. This grant will fund research into the role of b-catenin/CBP signaling in the epigenetic regulation of cellular plasticity in head and neck cancer progression.
The project is led by the Multiple Principal Investigator team comprised of Drs. Maria Kukuruzinska (contact PI, Translational Dental Medicine, GSDM), Stefano Monti (Computational Biomedicine, BUSM), and Xaralabos Varelas (Biochemistry, BUSM). Other investigators on the project include Drs. Manish Bais (Translational Dental Medicine, GSDM), Vikki Noonan (Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, GSDM), Andrew Salama (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, GSDM), Catherine Costello (Biochemistry, BUSM), and Dennis Jones (Pathology, BUSM).


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