An ADA member who founded the New York University Oral Cancer Center was among researchers who received a $2.5 million grant to study the role of the protein artemin in oral cancer pain and growth.
The grant is from the National Cancer Institute, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. The principal investigators Dr. Brian L. Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D., and Donna Albertson, Ph.D., seek to improve oral cancer treatment and alleviate pain, said Dr. Schmidt, through investigation of one specific protein.
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