EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ATYPICAL EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS IN LYMPHOMA


Year of Award:
2004
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA107966
RFA Number:
PAR-01-106
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
SCHROEDER, JANE CLOWNEY
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL
Traditional assays to identify Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) associated lymphomas detect viral gene products that may not be expressed when the EBV genome is rearranged or partially deleted. Recent evidence of atypical EBV in lymphomas that were EBV-negative b