PEDIATRIC CANCER SALVIA BIOREPOSITORY


Year of Award:
2015
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA183623
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-14-005
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
PENNO, MARGARET B
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
Drug monitoring in saliva combined with pharmacogenomics allows unprecedented opportunity to monitor and investigate drug metabolism as it relates to toxicity in children. In childhood cancers, toxicity ranges from myelosuppression to chronic central and