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Michael Savona, MD, professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, and director of Hematology Research at Vanderbilt- Ingram Cancer Center, has received a competitive grant award from the Edward P. Evans Foundation.
DDR1 is a receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) — a cell surface receptor — that regulates multiple functions including the maintenance of the normal structure of tissues, but which also contributes to pathological conditions including cancer, inflammation and fibrosis.