LIVING TUMOR BIOPSIES TO INTERROGATE IMMUNE FUNCTION AND RESPONSE TO THERAPY


Year of Award:
2015
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA196468
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-14-005
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
KRUMMEL, MATTHEW F
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO
Treating the immune response within tumors is a major focus of new therapeutic development. For emerging therapies, there are clear responders and non-responders and at present, we are blind to knowing in how many ways the immune system is deficient. We a