DEVELOPING A SINGLE CELL GROWTH MONITOR FOR CLASSIFYING THERAPEUTIC RESPONSE


Year of Award:
2009
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA137695
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-08-006
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
MANALIS, SCOTT R
Other PI or Project Leader:
MALLICK, PARAG KUMAR
Institution:
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Clinical oncology and cancer biology are challenged by the lack of assay platforms for measuring changes in cancer-cells' growth kinetics in response to therapeutic intervention. Cell growth kinetics can be measured in a number of ways, such as by DNA cop