Two-year grant to fund prostate cancer imaging research

October 12, 2015

A Keck Medicine of USC researcher has been awarded grant funding to further his research into the detection and treatment of prostate cancer, which is among the most common types of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among U.S. men.

Hossein Jadvar, associate professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, will receive an exploratory and developmental research grant with just under $450,000 in funding over a two-year period from the National Institutes of Health for his project. The proposal received a top score from the NIH review panel, which attests to its significance and the anticipated impact.

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