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Previously Funded Research

2006 UALC

William Young Jr.

William Young Jr., PhD

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Research Project:

MUC1 Splice Variants and Estrogen Receptors in Lung Adenocarcinoma


Dr. Young is investigating MUC1, a protein found to interact with estrogen receptors. His research will help understand if and how estrogen signaling contributes to the increased risk of lung adenocarcinoma among women.

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Final Report
Thus far, however, data has shown that gender differences are not due to MUC1 splicing. Work investigating the relationship between MUC1 and estrogen receptors is ongoing.

William Young Jr.