HIGH QUALITY CTC ISOLATION USING MICROBUBBLES FOR DOWNSTREAM MOLECULAR ANALYSIS


Year of Award:
2013
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA174554
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-13-004
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
LIU, YU-TSUENG
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO
ABSTRACT Early cancer detection and intervention are crucial for long-term survival of eitherprimary or recurrent tumors. Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) could be isolated for thediagnosis, prognosis, and treatment planning of cancer. Genetic profiling and