Ex vivo culture platform validation for preservation of patient derived multiple myeloma cells


Year of Award:
2017
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
1R33CA212806-01A1
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-16-004
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
ZILBERBERG, JENNY
Other PI or Project Leader:
LEE, WOO YOUNG
Institution:
HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Multiple myeloma (MM) is a B cell malignancy characterized by a clonal proliferation of malignantplasma cells in the bone marrow (BM), the presence of high levels of monoclonal serum antibody,and the development of bone lesions. Despite the introduction o