A SEQUENCING MICROARRAY FOR MITOCHONDRIAL MUTATIONS


Year of Award:
2004
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA107858
RFA Number:
PAR-01-106
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
MAITRA, ANIRBAN
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
Pancreatic cancer is a lethal disease, with the vast majority of patients presenting in an advanced, inoperable stage. There is an urgent need to develop sensitive and specific molecular biomarkers for early detection of pancreatic cancers. Somatic mitoch