ISOLATION OF CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS FROM PERIPHERAL BLOOD


Year of Award:
2007
Award Type:
R43
Project Number:
CA125605
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-07-010
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
BOGEN, STEVEN A
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
MEDICAL DISCOVERY PARTNERS, LLC
The aim of this application is to develop a new enabling technology for isolating circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from blood. During the last decade, there have been numerous publications describing the presence of CTCs in the blood of cancer patients. How