Braden’s Hope Foundation Pilot Project Awarded

Mizuki Azuma, associate professor, was awarded a pilot grant from the Braden’s Hope Foundation.  The project entitled Identifying compounds that target vulnerabilities imposed by EWS haploinsufficiency to discover novel treatments for EWSR1 fusion-positive childhood sarcomas aims at identifying the compounds that targets EWSR1-happloinsufficient cells.  This research project will be conducted in collaboration with Tomoo Iwakuma, professor of cancer biology at KUMC, and Anuradha Roy, director of the KU High Throughput Screening Laboratory