Scientist Investigates Muscle Loss among Children with Cancer

University of Rochester| Thu Aug 03 11:17:03 EDT 2017
Scientist Investigates Muscle Loss among Children with Cancer

A University of Rochester Medical Center researcher received $1.7 million to study and potentially treat the muscle loss that often plagues childhood cancer survivors as they age.

The five-year grant to Joe V. Chakkalakal, Ph.D., assistant professor of Orthopaedics, is a result of a collaboration and seed funding from the Wilmot Cancer Institute, which allowed him to generate the data to obtain the larger grant from the National Cancer Institute.

Chakkalakal studies muscle s....

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