Association of epidermal growth factor with cigarette smoking and helicobacter pylori on the pathogenesis of peptic ulcer


Grant Data
Project Title
Association of epidermal growth factor with cigarette smoking and helicobacter pylori on the pathogenesis of peptic ulcer
Principal Investigator
Professor Cho, Chi Hin   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Lam Shiu Kum   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
33
Start Date
1996-10-01
Completion Date
1999-06-30
Amount
692000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 450/96M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1996/1997
Status
Completed
Objectives
To delineate the association of EGF (also polyamines) with the ulcerogenic actions of cigarette smoking and HP; to design a better therapeutic strategy and rationale in the treatment of peptic ulcers in cigarette smokers and in patients with HP infection.