ULTRASENSITIVE FACTT ASSAYS FOR SERUM BIOMARKERS


Year of Award:
2007
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA116103
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-07-002
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
XU, XIAOWEI
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Serological tests for circulating tumor markers (biomarkers), such as PSA and AFP, are simple and cost-effective diagnostic and prognostic tests. However, only a handful of useful serum tumor marker tests are available clinically. Recent clinical proteomi