NIH grant aids study of prostate cancer protein

Boyd, Doug
June 2011
Edge (East Carolina University);Summer2011, p24
The article describes how Doctor Maria Ruiz-Echevarria, assistant professor of hematology/oncology at East Carolina University, will be using the 400,000 U.S.-dollar grant she received from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to determine the role of the TMEFF2 protein in prostate-specific tumor development. It describes how she discovered the protein while researching on the post-transcriptional control of gene expression and on proteins involved in stem cell differentiation.


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