PROXIMAL PROSTATE FLUIDS FOR PROTEIN AND MIRNA BIOMARKERS


Year of Award:
2009
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA137704
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-08-009
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
DRAKE, RICHARD R.
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL
Detection of prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels in serum as a biomarker of prostate cancer continues to evolve to reflect new knowledge about disease-specific isoforms and free versus bound complexes with serum proteins. While there are many known adv