The broad, long term objective of this project is to reduce morbidity and mortality caused by papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) which accounts for - 80% of all thyroid cancer. PTC displays remarl

Public Health Relevance

At first the major benefit of finding predisposing genes is likely to relate to the insight they provide in our understanding of pathways of disease causation. Given the low penetrance of many or most of the genes, it is possible that they will have only a limited impact on diagnostics and risk assessment except in the case of familial PTC. For this Project, we are focused on high penetrance genes in families based on our prior results to dissect gene function and to evaluate further families using newer whole genome sequencing.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
2P01CA124570-06
Application #
8505963
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-RPRB-O (J1))
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-04-30
Budget End
2014-03-31
Support Year
6
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$378,209
Indirect Cost
$120,286
Name
Ohio State University
Department
Type
DUNS #
832127323
City
Columbus
State
OH
Country
United States
Zip Code
43210
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