PARTIAL-WAVE SPECTROSCOPIC MICROSCOPY FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA


Year of Award:
2009
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA138370
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-08-007
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
LIU, YANG
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT PITTSBURGH
The major objective of this R21 application is to demonstrate the feasibility of using an emerging biophotonics technology - partial-wave spectroscopic microscopy (PWS) for the diagnosis and surveillance of cholangiocarcinoma (CCA). CCA is a primary malig