Dr. Vu has been awarded a grant supporting her work to develop combination therapies to treat patients with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL), a disease with a very poor prognosis. She is testing inhibitors targeting both the so-called mixed lineage leukemia 1 (MLL1) protein and the NOTCH1 protein, to weaken T-ALL cells and make them more susceptible to treatment.
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