Cal Poly Pomona Professor Awarded $420,000 NIH Grant for Breast Cancer Research

Junjun Liu, a professor in the biological sciences department, receives a four-year, $420,000 grant from the National Institute of Health for a study titled “How Usp 16-Medicated Histone Deubiquitination Regulates Breast Cancer Cell Invasion.”

“The study is expected to reveal a new mechanism for metastasis regulation and may contribute to the development of novel approaches in the prevention and treatment of metastatic breast cancer,” Liu said.

This article originally appeared in Inland Empire on June 26.