MICROASSAY SYSTEMS FOR DIAGNOSIS OF CANCER CELL MOTILITY AND METASTASIS


Year of Award:
2009
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA137707
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-08-006
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
GRZYBOWSKI, BARTOSZ ANDRZEJ
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
Motility of cancer cells is a hallmark of metastasis - that is, a complex, multistage process, in which these cells acquire a tissue-invasive, directional motility phenotype, detach from primary tumors, migrate to distant sites, and colonize them to start