IMAGING TUMOR ASSOCIATED FIBROBLAST ACTIVATION PROTEIN


Year of Award:
2005
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA114149
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-05-003
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
TUNG, CHING-HSUAN
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
The long-term goal of this research is to develop a novel fibroblast activation protein (FAP) sensing near infrared fluorescence reporter for early tumor detection and tumor classification. FAP is a cell surface antigen of reactive tumor stromal fibroblas