HIGH SPECIFICITY MICRORNA MICROARRAY ANALYSIS WITHOUT PCR FOR CANCER SCREENING AND RESEARCH


Year of Award:
2015
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA196485
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-14-003
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
SARAF, RAVI F
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA LINCOLN
Recent studies, such as those on pancreatic cancer, indicate that microRNA (miRNA) are effective biomarkers for several types of cancer, with over 100 of them identified that act as oncogenes, tumor suppressors, and modulators of cancer stem cells and met