Renata Jaskula-Sztul, PhD University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
- Status: Active
- Year(s): 2018
- Grant Type: Collaborative
- Research Type: Translational
- Primary Tumor Site: Pancreas
- Area of Inquiry: Signaling/drug targets
Jaskula-Sztul will explore an antibody-drug conjugate, a novel delivery system for therapy, to increase precision and efficacy while reducing risks. She will be using a natural cytotoxic agent bound to an antibody that specifically targets the surface receptor SSTR2 on pancreatic NETs.
Herring BS, Whitt J, Aweda T, et al. A growth model of neuroendocrine tumor surrogates and the efficacy of a novel somatostatin-receptor-guided antibody-drug-conjugate: Perspectives on clinical response? Surgery. 2020;167, 197-203.
- City: Birmingham
- State: Alabama
- Grant Duration: 2 years
- Grant Partner: North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS)
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