A 3D MICROFLUIDIC PLATFORM FOR QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENTS OF TUMOR CELL MIGRATION


Year of Award:
2010
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA138366
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-09-006
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
WU, MINGMING
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Cancer cell motility, chemotaxis as well as its ability to transmigrate through an endothelium layer play important roles in cancer cells' metastatic cascade. Cancer metastasis is a dynamic and complex process, it involves cancer cells leaving the primary