NDSU researcher is receiving $1.35 million NIH grant to target colorectal cancer

Filed in News & Events by July 24, 2015
Bin Guo

Bin Guo

A North Dakota State University researcher is receiving one of the most competitive and prestigious grants available from the National Institutes of Health.

Bin Guo, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, is receiving a $1.35 million Research Project Grant, also known as an RO1 grant, from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. He is using the grant to develop a treatment system for attacking metastatic colorectal cancer cells, suppressing their growth and allowing conventional chemotherapy drugs to eliminate them.

Scientists from the nation’s most renowned universities and programs apply for RO1 grants, and competition for funding related to oncology research is especially rigorous.

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