Aniruddha Deshpande, Ph.D.

V Scholar Plus Award – extended funding for exceptional V Scholars

Cure rates for childhood leukemia have considerably improved in the last few years. Despite this, there are certain sub-sets of leukemia that do not respond well to current therapies. Currently used treatments are often extremely aggressive and non-specific, leading to significant debilitating effects in these patients. The overall objective of this application is to validate exciting new therapeutic targets that we have identified in high-risk subsets of AML using genetic and chemical approaches. 

Location: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute -
Proposal: Identifying Novel Oncogenic Vulnerabilities in AML using Genome-scale Approaches
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