Fariborz Mortazavi, MD

Wadsworth VA, Los Angeles
$50,000 Tower Career Development Grant

Research Title:
Transcriptional Regulation of p120-catenin in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Examining reasons for low levels of a novel catenin (p120 catenin) in non-small cell lung cancer. These low levels are associated with a poor prognosis. Catenins are important for normal cell-cell interactions and adhesions.