METHODS FOR THE ANALYSIS OF TUMOR EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX


Year of Award:
2010
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA132741
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-09-004
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
HANSEN, KIRK C
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER
Recent key studies have shown that the composition of the extracellular matrix (ECM) can determine metastatic outcome, specifically whether a tumor cell will transition from a non-invasive to an invasive phenotype. However, the study of ECM-cell interacti