Developing Adhesome Technology as a Physical Marker of Highly Metastatic Cells


Year of Award:
2018
Status:
Active
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA217735
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-17-010
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
ENGLER, ADAM JEFFREY
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Project Summary Diagnostic markers have improved our ability to identify tumors at earlier stages, but secondary metastases are still exceedingly common and aggressive. Metastases result from primary tumors shedding a small subpopulation of stem-like cell