Mukesh Jain, MD, FAHA

Mukesh Jain, MD, FAHA
Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
 

Year Funded:
2004

Focus:
Metastatic Cancer

Anti-angiogenesis.

Anti-angiogenesis is a way of strangulating the blood supply of a tumor, since without new blood, the tumor cannot survive. Dr. Jain’s study will test an alternative treatment using a special polymer compound to deliver genes to the tumor site. Angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels, is critical for the development and progression of cancerous tumors. The identification of mechanisms to retard new blood vessel formation is likely to provide a novel approach to treat cancer.

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Mukesh Jain, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
School of Medicine
10900 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106-4990