NIH STARTUP Central Proof of Concept (POC) Project Awarded

Professor Liang Xu was awarded a NIH STARTUP Central Proof of Concept (POC) Program Award. STARTUP Central stands for Smart Tools to Accelerate Research Translation by Uplifting Participants for the Central IDeA state region.  Dr. Xu’s project is titled Heating up “cold” tumor: improve cancer immunotherapy by targeting RNA-binding protein HuR. This new award will provide seed funding to support translational research for small business grant proposals and licensing of pending KU patents.