MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE FOR ISOLATING RARE BLOOD CELLS


Year of Award:
2007
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA126761
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-07-003
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
MUNN, LANCE L
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSP
Isolation of rare cells from peripheral blood is a difficult and tedious step in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Examples include leukocytes, which are of interest in leukemia, circulating endothelial cells, which can serve as a surrogate marker fo